Paramedics who "hid" broke law, Canada inquest told

Provincial act requires responders to go to the scene

The Toronto Star

TORONTO — Two Toronto EMS paramedics who waited for police and delayed attending to a 911 call about a man who collapsed of a heart attack were breaking provincial law, an inquest was told Thursday.

Instead of hiding around the corner, out of sight of James Hearst's downtown Alexander St. building, the paramedics should have attended and assessed the scene, said Rick Brady, a health ministry investigator.

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