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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Kenneth Lyons
A quarter of the District's 39 ambulances were unaccounted for on the night a D.C. police officer injured in a hit-and-run accident had to be taken to a hospital by a transport unit from Prince George's County, city officials said Thursday.
D.C. officials have launched a formal investigation into why a fire department ambulance was not available to transport a police officer injured in a hit-and-run crash.
"Some people see this as a short-term fix," he said. "I see this as a short-term fix with long-term possibilities in terms of changing the policy and recognition of the need."