North East grapples with ambulance coverage issue


NORTH EAST — Town Councilman John Midwood introduced the issue of ambulance service in the town of North East at the Town Board meeting on Thursday, Aug. 9, after telling the audience about an accident he had been involved in days  earlier.

“A drunk or impaired driver hit us from behind at 100 mph,” Midwood said, explaining that he and his wife were returning home from a wedding in Pennsylvania when they were hit on a New Jersey roadway. “We were transported by ambulance in New Jersey, heading back from the wedding in Pennsylvania.

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