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NYPD: Driver Hits EMT, Patient in Road Rage Incident

It's not clear what spurred the argument, but the EMT was loading a patient with respiratory issues into an ambulance at the time

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    Driver Accused of Hitting EMT

    A driver has been accused of running down an EMT and a patient after getting in an argument in upper Manhattan, authorities say. Ray Villeda reports. (Published Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018)

    A driver has been accused of running down an EMT and a patient after getting in an argument in upper Manhattan, authorities say. 

    Police say Kevin Green, 34, was taken into custody after the road-rage episode on West 151st Street near Amsterdam Avenue Thursday afternoon.

    It's not clear what spurred the argument, but the EMT was loading a patient with respiratory issues into an ambulance at the time.

    The patient's leg was broken, and the EMT was also hurt. Both were taken to Columbia University Medical Center for treatment.

    The driver faces two counts of assault. Police said it appears Green wanted the ambulance to move, got into an argument with the EMTs, and then attempted to go around the ambulance, which is when he struck the two people. 

    Attorney information was not immediately available.