Officer struck by car, waits 20 minutes for ambulance
It took nearly an hour from when the officer was hit to arrive at the hospital
PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Md. — A MPD officer struck in a hit-and-run had to wait nearly 20 minutes before an ambulance arrived on scene.
A vehicle struck the MPD officer just after 6:30 p.m. at 46th and A streets SE. When the call was dispatched, D.C. said they had no available EMS units to send.
An ambulance from Prince George's County was dispatched, arriving to the scene at 6:52 p.m. Nearly an hour passed between the time the officer was struck and his arrival time at MedStar Washington Hospital.
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