Recently in Pennsylvania, a man stole an ambulance out of the driveway of a local hospital. Shortly after, he crashed it. The police said the man, Michael Wilson, crashed the ambulance after driving it away from Highlands Hospital. The vehicle sustained damages to its front bumper, side mirror and part of the vehicle’s shell, according to CBS News.
GPS technology in an ambulance can be a life-saver for ailing passengers. GPS technology in an ambulance can also keep the vehicle safe.
The ambulance Wilson stole was equipped with GPS. The Police were able to track him and the ambulance down in a matter of hours. He is now being charged with auto theft and drunk driving.