4 first responders injured in Calif. ambulance crash

The ambulance was transporting a patient with major injuries at the time, along with three firefighter and two AMR paramedics.


By News Staff

TURLOCK, Calif. — An ambulance was hit by another vehicle while transporting a patient, injuring paramedics and firefighters in the rig.

According to CBS 13 Sacramento, the ambulance was transporting a patient with major injuries at the time, along with three firefighter and two AMR paramedics.

(Photo/City of Turlock Fire Department)
(Photo/City of Turlock Fire Department)

Two of the firefighters and both paramedics sustained injuries during the crash.

Reports from the scene say the original patient now has life-threatening injuries, and the driver of the vehicle that crashed into the ambulance was also injured and transported to the hospital.

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