2 EMS providers, 1 civilian injured in multi-vehicle crash with ambulance, fire station
Officials say a total of four vehicles, including the ambulance, were involved in the crash
By Laura French
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A crash involving an ambulance and three other vehicles injured three people, including two EMS providers, on Friday night.
The Boone County ambulance involved in the crash also struck a Charleston fire station, according to WCHS. Officials said none of the firefighters in the station were injured.
Charleston police report that the ambulance was on a call with its lights and sirens running, and that the collision occurred after the rig went through a red light. The ambulance was not carrying a patient, officials said.
Boone County EMS said in a statement that the EMS providers' injuries were minor.
A Boone County ambulance has crashed into a Charleston Fire station. Dispatch says a couple people were taken to the hospital, injuries are unknown at this time as well as the nature of this incident.— Haley Kosik (@WOWKosik) May 16, 2020
We will hear soon from @CharlestonPDWV handling the investigation. pic.twitter.com/4Rl924rqxq