Operating on adrenaline: How an ambulance crash, a devastating injury and an unknown future couldn’t shake one paramedic’s optimism
A driver suspected of driving under the influence plowed into Erik Bedwell’s ambulance, sending him, his patient and his future into a tailspin
By Rachel Engel
At the time of the crash, Erik Bedwell was focused on his patient, a suspected overdose.
Moments later, the 27-year-old paramedic became a patient himself.