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Stabbing victim taken to hospital in cop car after no ambulances available in Gresham [Video]

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MULTNOMAH COUNTY Ore. (KPTV) – A person found suffering from multiple stab wounds at a Gresham TriMet MAX station was taken to the hospital in a police car when no ambulances were available early Sunday, according to Portland Fire & Rescue.

Just after midnight, crews responded to the report of an assault at the Burnside and 181st MAX station on East Burnside. When crews arrived, they found a man standing up and bleeding from his head. As they treated the head injury, they found he had also suffered multiple stab wounds in his abdomen.

American Medical Response, the ambulance provider for Multnomah County, was at ‘level zero’ at the time, meaning no ambulances in the area were available. The closest ambulance dispatch could find was in Clackamas County.

“Seconds matter on critical trauma incidents,” said PF&R public information officer Rick Graves. “Whether we transport you in an ambulance or find …

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