Man waits 45 minutes for rescue

May 6, 2008 Read more: Jackson Citizen Patriot

Man waits 45 minutes for rescue By Danielle Quisenberry dquisenberry@citpat.com -- 768-4929 Jim Anderson laid his bleeding neighbor on the ground, tied the arm Otto Mahnke had cut with a chain saw and waited ... via Jackson Citizen Patriot

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Bill

Grand Rapids, MI

#1 May 23, 2008
Police were too busy pulling people over for going 3 mph over and having expired tabs. Sheriffs were circling downtown Jackson, where they outnumber the civilians 2 to 1, but instead of "protect and serve", they punish for nonsensical laws that society ought to ignore.

“Huh? Wha??”

Since: Sep 07

Jackson

#2 May 25, 2008
@Bill - why blame the police? The ambulance and rescue teams are responsible for tings like this.

Since: May 08

United States

#3 May 29, 2008
Having two identical addresses, both on lakes, within the same township had a little to do with the oversight.

That's what it was, an unfortunate oversight. Once the mix-up was realized, immediate response was given.

I don't think there is anything that can be said to console the accident victim, but hopefully the township and emergency responders will address the issue to prevent something like it from happening again.

Jackson County dispatch, ambulance service, law and fire rescue personnel are some of the finest in the state. Be thankful for what you have.

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