Woman calls 911 for stubbed toe

March 10, 2011 at 3:30 AM
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ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 10 (UPI) -- Authorities in Pennsylvania said a woman who called 911 to report her stubbed toe received an ambulance ride to the hospital.

Allentown Emergency Medical Services said the 52-year-old woman, whose name was not released, first called the emergency number about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday to report her injured toe but no ambulance was dispatched, The (Allentown) Morning Call reported Wednesday.

Officials said an EMS unit was dispatched when the woman called 911 a second time about 10 minutes later and she was taken to the hospital.

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