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Wednesday, 4 July 2018

'I can't afford that': Woman trapped by subway train begs bystanders not to call ambulance

After a woman's leg became trapped by a subway train in Boston, the bone exposed through her thigh, she reportedly pleaded with bystanders: Don't call an ambulance.
"Do you know how much an ambulance costs?" she wept, according to The Boston Globe.
The story gained national attention after Cramer's tweet, and the New York Times' editorial board followed with an op-ed titled "This Tweet Captures the State of Health Care in America Today."
Police said emergency medical personnel bandaged the wound, which would require surgery, and took her took the hospital.


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