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04-17-2008, 01:16 PM
A discharged patient was accused of stealing an ambulance, then speeding away at up to 100 mph while unknowing drivers yielded the right away was arrested Tuesday after he lost control and crashed.

Another ambulance took the man to a hospital under police guard, police spokesman Tim Lewis said. "We didn't want another ambulance driving away," he said.

Mickey Stevenson Terry, 35, had been released from a hospital in Lafayette when he apparently found an ambulance outside the emergency care department, Lewis said. The suspect jumped in the ambulance while its crew was taking another patient inside the building, he said.