Left the selfish neighbor’s car in a bay for the disabled and towed it
A former paramedic tells how he asked to have someone’s car towed because he refused to move the car from his neighbor’s disabled parking space, limiting access to ambulances. The person in question was known to fight neighbors over parking spaces and park in handicapped spaces. Despite receiving multiple letters and fines from the local council, the man reportedly continued to park in the space.
The feud reached a critical point when a neighbor collapsed in his home and needed an ambulance to take him to a local hospital.
An unnamed paramedic detailed the story on Reddit, saying the parking space was blocked when he arrived at the scene and the man had parked a second car across the driveway. rice field.
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The paramedics said, “There was a call to a house with an obese patient who had fallen. The patient was morbidly obese and weighed about 30 grams. But this story is not about them.
“There are many reasons why people are this size, but I never judged them, they just helped. No, the problem here was the very arrogant neighbors we encountered earlier .
“Our patient had a car and had a disabled parking permit. There have been many letters from the council regarding this and numerous parking fines further plagued this chap.
“On the day of our talk, I got a call that the patient had collapsed and went to my house. It was parked. I evaluated the patient and had to admit him to the hospital because of a suspected hip fracture.”
They added: “I asked a colleague to turn the neighbor around and move the car.
“No problem, it’s time to get the message home.
Paramedics said they received similar reactions from neighbors when firefighters arrived. The situation further escalated when paramedics determined that the patient’s life was “in danger” without proper treatment.
Following this escalation, the fire brigade used fire trucks to try to move the car to help. The paramedic said, “The duty commander told the fire truck drivers to ‘move those vehicles.’ It was also worth seeing the look on my neighbor’s face when he came out spitting and screaming.”
After both vehicles were moved, neighbors reportedly filed a police complaint to no avail.
The paramedics said, “His complaints to the police fell on deaf ears. They were fully aware of his history of disability and my clinical assessment that the patient’s life was in danger was , had sufficient justification to move the vehicle.
While the vehicle was moving, the story took a tragic turn. Paramedics said the patient died in hospital months after the incident.
But they said the incident brought a smile to the patient’s face as he left the house.