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Insurance company denies coverage for World War II Veteran's electric wheelchair

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Insurance company denies coverage for World War II Veteran's electric wheelchair

Insurance company denies coverage for World War II Veteran's electric wheelchair

Only on Fox 4, A World War II veteran is out thousands after a car accident in Naples last month.

The 90-year-old and his wife having to foot the bill after they say the car insurance company denied important coverage.

ONLY ON FOX 4━ A WORLD WAR TWOVETERAN IS OUT THOUSANDS AFTER ACAR ACCIDENT IN NAPLES LASTMONTH.THE 90 YEAR OLD AND HIS WIFEHAVING TO FOOT THE BILL AFTERTHEY SAY THE CAR INSURANCECOMPANY DENIED IMPORTANTCOVERAGE.FOUR IN YOUR CORNER’S ALLYSSADICKERT LEARNED THAT’S CAUSINGQUITE A HARDSHIP FOR THE COUPLE.(:56-01:07)(01:26 -1:39)Emotionally it was like being inanother world, when the airbagshit, and then we had all thesmoke in the car." PatriciaBrauer CrombiePATRICIA CROMBIE WAS DRIVING ONCOLLIER BOULEVARD TOWARDIMMOKALEE ROAD WITH HER HUSBANDTHOMAS WHEN THE ACCIDENT TOOKPLACE━"I was hoping he was alright,because he’s 90 years old, so Iwasn’t sure how bad he was."THOMAS BROKE SIX RIBS AND HAD TOSTAY IN THE HOSPITAL FOR MORTHAN A WEEK━"They are broken ribs, that’sall."ALTHOUGH THOMAS IS IN GOODSPIRITS━ HE’S LOST A LOT.

HISVAN IS TOTALED━ AND HIS 4,700DOLLAR ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR ANDLIFT INSIDE THE VAN AREDESTROYED."It’s one of the newer ones out,and I feel like he deserves it,he’s done a lot."THOMAS IS A WORLD WAR TWOVETERAN━ A CANADIAN CITIZENENLISTING WHEN HE WAS 15 IN THEAMERICAN ARMY━ SERVING FORALMOST THREE YEARS IN KOREAHE’SHUMBLE FOR THE SACRIFICE HE MAFOR OUR COUNTRY."I was proud to serve theAmerican Army, that’s about it."Thomas Crombie, that’s aboutit." Thomas Crombie, WWIIVeteranNOW THIS VETERAN IS DEALING WITHA SURPRISE IN HIS CAR INSURANCECOVERAGE."They said I’m sorry it’s notcovered." Patricia BrauerCrombieTHE "IT" IS THOMAS’ EXPENSIVEWHEELCHAIR.

THE COUPLE HAD TODIP INTO THEIR SAVINGS TOREPLACE IT.

AND WITHOUT THEIRVAN - THE CROMBIES HAVE TO PAY120-DOLLARS FOR MEDICALTRANSPORT FOR THOMAS’ DOCTOAPPOINTMENTS"I’ve paid insurance all my lifefor a car, and so has he andthis is what an accident you getback from it, I’m sorry it’s notcovered, so later when you’older you are going to have tosuffer and loose the money."Patricia Brauer CrombieFOX 4 REACHED OUT TO THECROMBIE’S CAR INSURANCE COMPANYBUT HAS NOT RECEIVED A CALBACK.AND TOMORROW ON FOX 4 MORNINGNEWS━ THE GOOD IN THIS




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