SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (AP) - The family of a woman critically injured in a crash while being transported in an ambulance says she’s been taken off life support.
Janet Hickey was declared brain dead after last Wednesday’s accident.
The Journal News (https://nydn.us/1A7WHWe ) says her family has decided to donate her organs.
The Bronx resident suffered multiple head and neck injuries when the ambulance crashed head-on into a utility pole on Route 9 in Sleepy Hollow.
The SeniorCare Emergency Services ambulance was making a non-emergency trip from a New York City hospital to Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Hickey was scheduled for rehab there after brain surgery.
Hickey was a longtime resident of City Island where she worked at Artie’s Steak & Seafood.
The crash is under investigation.
The ambulance driver suffered minor injuries.
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