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Fatal Ambulance Crash in Ohio

Driver of Other Vehicle Killed

A PRIVATE AMBULANCE OPERATING IN NEWARK, Ohio, was involved in a collision with a car this morning (Tuesday) when the car pulled our of a gas station into the path of the ambulance at 10:25 am.

The ambulance was carrying a patient on a non-emergency transport, no lights or siren, and struck the car on the left side.  The 92-yr.-old driver of the car was killed immediately.


One of the EMT's in the back of the ambulance received a serious head injury and was airlifted to a hospital in Columbus.  The other EMT, the patient, and the ambulance driver were all transported to another hospital in Newark with less serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The Columbus Dispatch has the STORY.

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