RWJ Hospital Runs Out of Beds as Alcohol Overdoses Overwhelm Hub City First Responders on Halloween Night

http://newbrunswicktoday.com/article/rwj-hospital-runs-out-beds-alcohol-overdoses-overwhelm-hub-city-first-responders-halloween-n

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Halloween night fell on a Friday this year, casting a spell that negatively impacted public safety as large crowds roamed the streets of New Brunswick, and a number of alcohol overdoses overwhelmed hospitals and ambulance services near the main campus of Rutgers University. It was not uncommon to hear reports of unconscious, and sometimes bleeding individuals, lying somewhere in New Brunswick or Piscataway, where Rutgers hosts five different campuses, waiting for an ambulance. Article Type: Standard Article read more

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