Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

VIDEO: Injured STL Medic Doesn't Let Ambulance Crash Stop Her

Posted By on Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 4:58 PM

click to enlarge SCREENSHOT VIA TWITTER
  • SCREENSHOT VIA TWITTER

A motorist driving past the scene of an accident involving a St. Louis Fire Department ambulance on Wednesday captured the moment an EMT ran to aid an adult and child still inside a second crashed vehicle — even though, as shown in the clip, the EMT was injured herself.

The footage was filmed by Instagram user @Mightymedia and reshared on Twitter this afternoon by the St. Louis Fire Department. It shows EMT Victoria Scott as she runs toward another vehicle while unwrapping a bandage.



In the clip, Scott appears to grimace in pain and is visibly limping.


In an email, Captain Garon Mosby wrote that the accident occurred Wednesday morning around 8:42 a.m. near the intersection of Natural Bridge Avenue and North Kingshighway Boulevard in north St. Louis City.

The ambulance, Medic 26, " was responding to a medical emergency and involved in a motor vehicle accident," Mosby wrote. "Both members of Medic 26 rendered aid to the injured occupants; an adult and a child were transported urgently in serious condition."

Both Scott and the other EMT are currently assigned to "Light Duty," while the St. Louis Fire Department investigates.

Follow Danny Wicentowski on Twitter at
@D_Towski. E-mail the author at Danny.Wicentowski@RiverfrontTimes.com
  • Sign up for our weekly newsletters to get the latest on the news, things to do and places to eat delivered right to your inbox.
  • Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

September 22nd, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation