Archivos de etiquetas: choque

Paramédico muere en accidente de ambulancia a pesar de los intentos de sus colegas por salvarlo

Paramédico muere en accidente de ambulancia a pesar de los intentos de sus colegas por salvarlo

A young paramedic died on Sunday after his colleagues were unable to save him when the ambulance he was driving was involved in a multi-vehicle car crash.

Penn Hills paramedic Nicholas Theofilis, 23, was driving in Shadyside, Pittsburgh around 11:40 pm. when the ambulance he was driving hit another vehicle at an intersection, Pittsburgh’s Action News informó.

Theofilis was in cardiac arrest when his own colleagues arrived at the scene. He later died at the hospital.

Friends and loved ones remembered Theofilis for his altruism and commitment to doing good for his community.

“He was a really good person,” his longtime friend, Tatyana Lantry, le dijo a la estación. “He cared about everybody. That was definitely one person that could bring multiple different people together.”

Nicholas Theofilis
Nicholas Theofilis is remembered by friends and loved ones for his commitment to the Penn Hills community.
Facebook / Nick Theofilis

Después de bachillerato, Theofilis worked as an EMT for White Oak EMS. After receiving his certification as a paramedic he began to work full-time for Penn Hills EMS, but stayed loyal to the White Oak community.

White Oak EMS Chief Paul Falavolito said that Theofilis remained on the team part-time while working full-time for Penn Hills, notando: “It speaks volumes about his character that he would be willing to serve two communities because Penn Hills is his hometown.”

“When he became a paramedic, I understood the need to go back home to do it," él dijo.

Theofilis was also a firefighter for Rosedale Volunteer Fire Department in Penn Hills.

nick theofilis
The 23-year-old also worked as a volunteer firefighter in his hometown.
Facebook / Nick Theofilis
multi vehicle crash
The cause of the crash is still being investigated by local officials.
WPXI-TV

Penn Hills Mayor Pauline Calabrese on Monday deemed Theofilis a local hero.

“He will forever be a hero to Penn Hills and the community that he served his whole life. Accordingly, the flag of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the flag of the Municipality of Penn Hills will be lowered and flown at half-mast.”

Calabrese added: “We ask that you please keep Nick Theofilis and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”

accidente automovilístico
The crash took place late Sunday evening, justo antes de la medianoche.
WPXI-TV
Nick Theofilis
The Penn Hills community mourns Nick Theofilis, remembered for his devotion to helping the community as an EMT and volunteer firefighter.
WPXI-TV

A passenger in the ambulance at the time of the crash suffered head trauma, facial lacerations and a possible concussion, la policía le dijo al medio. El pasajero, along with one of the drivers involved, were taken to the hospital. Both are listed in stable condition.

The driver of a third vehicle was not taken to the hospital, la policía dijo.