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Georgia DUI paramedic crashes ambulance killing patient inside and tries to flee in Uber before getting arrested
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Georgia DUI paramedic crashes ambulance killing patient inside and tries to flee in Uber before getting arrested

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A Georgia paramedic was arrested for driving an ambulance while being drunk and high on drugs eventually crashing it and killing a patient he was transporting.

34-year-old Kevin McCorvey then attempted to flee the scene in an Uber.

McCorvey admitted to drinking beer while and smoking marijuana before driving the non-emergency ambulance. The vehicle ‘flipped multiple times’ in Fairburn, just outside Atlanta, Friday night according to the Fairburn Police Department.

McCovey and other medic were trying to revive the patients while still being in the overturned ambulance. They failed and 66-year-old Wilton Thompson was pronounced dead.

Police stopped McCovey and another paramedic who were attempting to get an Uber to flee from the scene.

After failing a field sobriety test, McCorvey was booked at Fulton County Jail without bond.

The paramedic was charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle, felony involuntary manslaughter, reckless conduct, DUI and other traffic offenses according to 11Alive.

Police let go the other paramedic and did not arrest him.

Author: Usa Really