Florida man upset over 2-hour ED wait steals ambulance to drive home

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A Florida man stole an ambulance from The Villages (Fla.) Regional Hospital Tuesday night to drive home after enduring a two-hour wait at the hospital's emergency department, according Fox35 Orlando.

First responders took Danny Konieczny to the hospital earlier in the day after a neighbor called 911, saying the man was drunk and suicidal.

Mr. Konieczny told police he grew frustrated after waiting two hours in the ED to see a physician and decided to drive an ambulance to his home 5.7 miles away, according to an arrest affidavit cited by Fox35 Orlando.

He allegedly parked the ambulance in his neighbor's driveway, instead of his own, because he believed they were the ones who called the police on him. Investigators found Mr. Konieczny hiding in the trunk of his car in his garage.

Mr. Konieczny was arrested, and a judge deemed him ineligible for bond, since he is still on probation for a drunk driving charge from last year.

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