Fort Lee woman died as GWB closures delayed medical help

Fort Lee woman died as GWB closures delayed medical help (via NJ.com)

TRENTON — The controversial lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee last September delayed emergency responders from attending to at least four medical situations — including helping a 91-year-old woman who laid unconscious and…

Posted: January 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Christie Administration, Port Authority | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

5 Comments on “Fort Lee woman died as GWB closures delayed medical help”

  1. Utterly Disgraceful! said at 7:21 pm on January 8th, 2014:

    Someone needs to be held accountable and responsible for this. This is so sad. I noticed in his prepared statement, CC didn’t come before the cameras. This is not typical of the man.

    We truly need a federal investigation.

    How about this being called Bridgetgate?

  2. Bergen Mayors: “Enormous” and “Venomous” | The Save Jersey Blog said at 7:44 pm on January 8th, 2014:

    […] Governor Christie said their would be accountability in a late-Wednesday press release but has yet to announce specifics about any personnel changes or further action. Developments nevertheless continued to break including a report that the closures may’ve exacerbated ambulance response times and, in at least one case, contributed to an elder…. […]

  3. Crazy Eddie said at 11:27 pm on January 8th, 2014:

    For those of you in the Monmouth County Republican Party who thought you were clever selling out a prominent young local party member for his support of medical marijuana law reform to kiss ass to Christie, I hope you feel good about your decision. You sold out one of your own with a serious illness seeking legitimate relief to kiss ass to a bully who has now imploded. Now is the time for you to do the right thing.

  4. Crazy Eddie said at 11:29 pm on January 8th, 2014:

    ^ You know who you are. Cough Wayne.

  5. What does that said at 7:56 am on January 9th, 2014:

    have to do with this large political faux pas? And, what’s the dif now anyway, as the ugly little bags will be flowing everywhere soon,here in the Garden state..if, in fact, that herb relieves severe pain, and those legalizing it really mean for it to be only for that purpose, (rather than to just hypocritically scoop up more smoking tax monies, with a wink,wink, as kids swipe grandma’s pot to get high), then why are the laws not stating it must be manufactured in pill or liquid form, like regular meds, and not smarmy, messy form, like tobacco? Doesn’t matter who was for or against the issue now- there will likely be a cloud if pit smoke hanging over most of the country within a decade- hey, if most people are high and paying less attention, just think of the additional taxes and rebukes they can stick us with?? Just more breakdown of our society happening, every day …