Rural EMS 'dead zones' raise concern in Colo.
Colorado is a state with dead zones, where no dedicated ambulance service exists, and where many rural communities are fighting to maintain even a basic EMS
COLORADO — A car swerves across the center-line and slams into you head-on in a sickening thud, a spray of glass, an exploding air bag.
You're alive, but you're hurt and you need help - fast. Someone calls 911. Who comes to render aid, how much training and experience they have, and even how long it takes them to arrive will vary drastically, depending on where you are in Colorado.
And so will your chances of living or dying.
Full story: Rural EMS 'dead zones' put lives in danger