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Hubert Lee Credit, Injured Florida Man, Allegedly Steals Ambulance To Go To Hospital

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Hubert Lee Credit, 39, allegedly stole an ambulance after getting beat up by four guys, to drive to the hospital.
Hubert Lee Credit, 39, allegedly stole an ambulance after getting beat up by four guys, to drive to the hospital.

It was an emergency.

That excuse might sometimes get you out of a speeding ticket, but Hubert Lee Credit couldn't justify allegedly stealing an ambulance to drive himself to the hospital, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

The 39-year-old told Tampa police "I got beat up by four guys," according to the Tampa Bay Times.

"I saw the ambulance, and I was going to drive myself to the hospital."

Credit, who had a puncture wound to the head, didn't get far. Authorities pulled him over just a mile away, using GPS. WTSP reports that he was treated at Tampa General hospital before being taken to his final destination -- jail.

As for the man for whom the ambulance was intended, the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay dispatched another emergency crew, and he received treatment.

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