Ambulette driver Miguel Bicaino, of the Bronx, defends actions in East Harlem explosion

The patient was helped by a passerby.

The patient was helped by a passerby. (March 14, 2014 4:38 PM)

A Bronx man is defending himself after reports surfaced that he abandoned a patient in his ambulette van amid Wednesday's deadly building explosion in East Harlem.

Miguel Bicaino says that when he first heard the blast, he thought it was a bomb going off on a passing train. His van was covered in debris and its windows were blown out.

After hearing it, he says he ran to get help, but...

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