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August 22, 2014

State investigates Pa. ambulance company for safety violations

Officials took 30 ambulances off the road after a complaint that some drivers may not have the proper medical paperwork

NBC Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — A local ambulance and transportation company is under investigation after state inspectors determined that some of its drivers may not be equipped to respond to emergencies.

Orange “Out of Service” stickers were placed on the backs of several vehicles with Keystone Quality Transport, a medical transport service with locations in Port Richmond, Parkside and Springfield.

Richard Gibbons, director of the State Bureau of EMS confirmed that Keystone was under investigation, though he did not reveal why. Gibbons did tell NBC10 however that the “Out of Service” stickers are indicative of a safety issue.

Read full storyAmbulance Company Under Investigation for Possible Safety Violations


 

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