Man Sues NYC After Wife Dies Waiting 90 Minutes For Ambulance

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New York — A Brooklyn man whose wife died of a heart attack after waiting more than 90 minutes for an ambulance during last month’s blizzard will slam the city with a $20 million lawsuit on Monday.

Robert Davis said he called 911 around 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 27 to report his wife, Claire Reed, 63, was experiencing chest pains.

Davis, 58, said he made a second call before 8 a.m. as the pains became worse. His wife was screaming she was having a heart attack during the followup call – cries the 911 operator must have heard, Davis said.

An FDNY report obtained by The News indicates medics were assigned to the call at 9:07 a.m. – 97 minutes after Davis said he first called for help.

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