An off-duty policeman noticed an ambulance driving in the hose. He stopped the vehicle immediately. It turned out that the 29-year-old driver was drunk, she had 2.4 per mille of alcohol in her body. There was a patient in the ambulance, whom the woman was taking from the hospital in Białogard to Koszalin. They traveled about 10 kilometers.
Everything happened on a Sunday night. The off-duty policeman was driving along the provincial road No. 112, when between Karlin and Koszalin he noticed a private medical transport ambulance driving strangely. – The driver was not able to keep the correct track, did not follow the road traffic regulations, she was zigzagging along the entire width of the road – said Monika Kosiec from the Municipal Police Headquarters in Koszalin.
The officer showed the woman a place to stop, ran to the vehicle and immediately took the keys out of the ignition.
– During the shot, a strong smell of alcohol was felt from the 29-year-old girl. The duty officer of the Koszalin headquarters was immediately notified about the whole event – added Kosiec.
A police patrol arrived at the scene. The study showed that the woman had 2.4 per mille of alcohol in her body.
There was a patient in the ambulance
– During the inspection of the vehicle it turned out that the woman was in the process of performing medical transport and there was a patient in the vehicle – informed the policewoman.
It turned out that the 29-year-old was taking a man from the hospital in Białogard to Koszalin, they drove about 10 kilometers.
On Monday, the woman was presented with a preliminary charge – she will be held in court for driving under the influence of alcohol. She faces up to two years in prison and a ban on driving motor vehicles for at least three years. In addition, the prosecutor’s office is considering presenting the 29-year-old with the risk of exposing the patient to the risk of loss of life or health.
The woman was detained on the provincial road No. 112 between Karlino and Koszalin
Main photo source: Lubuskie Police