Fatal Ambulance Wreck Kills 5 in Ohio

An ambulance headed to a hospital was broadsided by a car in an intersection and caught fire, killing three emergency medical technicians and two patients, the State Highway Patrol said.

Fatal Ambulance Wreck Kills 5 in Ohio
The patients were being treated for injuries from an earlier car wreck when their ambulance was struck in Crane Township, about 65 miles southwest of Toledo.

A fourth Antwerp Emergency Medical Services worker and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to a hospital for treatment, the patrol said. Their conditions were not immediately available.

Names of the victims were being withheld pending the notification of the families, and the patrol continues to investigate the accident.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Temmuz 2007, 09:28