Timeline released for Benjamin Greene emergency response

Posted at 5:02 PM, Jun 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-22 20:07:25-04

Hall Ambulance has released a statement and a timeline regarding their response during the emergency situation which eventually led to the death of local attorney Benjamin Greene.

Greene died Tuesday evening while participating in a 5K Race at Hart Park during triple-digit heat. 

This was the statement and timeline released by Hall Ambulance:

"On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Hall Ambulance Service received a request from the Kern County Emergency Communications Center to respond to a man down near the Kern County Soccer Park. The Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance crew arrived on scene to find an off duty Kern County Firefighter performing high quality CPR. Firefighters from the Bakersfield Fire Department arrived on scene and assisted the ALS Ambulance Crew with care during transport. The off duty firefighter also accompanied the ambulance crew to Kern Medical.



Time of Call                         19:44:38

Crew Assigned                  19:45:00

Crew Responding            19:45:06

Crew On Scene                 19:56:45

Total Response Time      12 minutes 7 seconds


Transporting                      20:11:11

Arrived at Hospital           20:25:36

Total Transport Time      14 minutes 25 seconds


The ALS Ambulance crew responded from Oswell Street and Mallview Road. They entered Hwy 178 eastbound, exited on Fairfax and proceeded north to Alfred Harrell Highway where they turned to the east towards the soccer park.


Specific elements of the treatment rendered will not be disclosed without appropriate consent as required by the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act."