Two ambulances were called to the scene of a three-way crash between the QLine streetcar, a passenger bus and a car Monday afternoon on Woodward in Midtown.
A Detroit medic was bleeding from the head after an angry resident threw a firefighter’s radio through an ambulance window.
The suspect was wanted in a 2006 murder case.
The EMS workers, who were bleeding profusely, climbed into their ambulance and rushed to the hospital.
For the first time in decades, the city is sending firefighters to medical scenes.
The boarded-up brick house was oozing black smoke when a neighbor told arriving Detroit firefighters that a squatter may be inside.
The car erupted in flames just before paramedics arrived.
The suspect didn’t get far because dispatchers knew exactly where he was going.
Police were able to track the EMS rig as it fled.
Our request for three months of records, the city maintained, would disable emergency communications and take more than a year to fulfill.