Florida mom says medics didn’t take daughter to hospital, saying she couldn’t afford it

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fox8.com—HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – A Florida woman claims an ambulance wouldn’t take her 30-year-old daughter to the hospital, because, she said, fire rescue personnel assumed the family couldn’t afford it. The Hillsborough County fire rescue personnel were put on immediate administrative leave with pay and face disciplinary hearings Tuesday, according to the county. The incident happened early in the morning on July 4. That’s when Nicole Black called 911 after she discovered her daughter Crystle...

Mother Says Medics Denied Her Daughter an Ambulance Ride Because They Assumed She Couldn't Afford It. Her Daughter Died Days Later. Hillsborough County, Fla., has suspended four fire-rescue medics for refusing to give a black 30-year-old woman suffering stroke symptoms a ride in an ambulance.