Using rideshare instead of an ambulance? It may be cheaper, but is it safe?

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - An ambulance ride can cost you a lot of money, so some are turning to ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft to get a trip to the hospital and cut down on costs.

Uber and Lyft (Source: Lyft)

But emergency personnel say it's not worth putting your life at risk to save a buck.

Billy Rice, the Air Medical Supervisor for CHI St. Joseph in Bryan, says
every second counts when it comes to getting proper medical treatment during an emergency.

Check out his interview with News 3's Rusty Surette in the video player above.