Patient Leaps from Chicago Ambulance, Dies

Patient Leaps from Chicago Ambulance, Dies

News Dec 09, 2012

Dec. 09--A man being taken to a Far Northwest Side hospital died after he jumped out of the ambulance, authorities said.

Ramiro Reynoso, 20, appeared to be incoherent when someone saw him seated in a running vehicle parked near the intersection of Mannheim and Irving Park roads about 5:30 a.m. and called for help, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Reynoso was placed in an ambulance, but during the trip to Resurrection Medical Center, he jumped out and into the street in the 5900 block of North Oriole Avenue, causing him to suffer major head trauma, according to the medical examiner's office.

Reynoso, of the 4400 block of North Kedzie Avenue, was pronounced dead at 6:40 a.m. at Resurrection at 7435 W. Talcott Ave., according to the medical examiner's office.

A spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department did not have any information immediately.

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