The NYPD says that a 49-year-old man died after a fight with a nurse at NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx on Friday. After the man was hurt in a car accident, EMS first went to his home on Prospect Avenue in Mott Haven to help him. As the man was being put into an ambulance, he hit a 33-year-old first responder in the head with his head.
When the man passed away, hospital staff were caring for him. The reason for death has not been found yet. The Force Investigation Division of the New York Police Department is looking into the event.
Authorities were called to the 49-year-old man’s home to help him with injuries he got in a motorcycle crash, the NYPD said. Police say the man then turned “combative” and attacked a 33-year-old doctor after being put in an ambulance.
Police say that by the time they got to the man’s house, EMS had already taken him to Lincoln Hospital with a head injury. According to the officials, he was arrested at the hospital without any problems. He passed away in the hospital.