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Massachusetts Ambulance Crash; 4 Injured


 
 

Pamela H. Metaxas | | Friday, July 24, 2009


CHICOPEE - Two city firefighters, a patient being transported in a Chicopee Fire Department ambulance and a driver of a second vehicle were all injured Thursday night in a collision at Resnic and Pine streets in Holyoke.



Fire Chief Stephen S. Burkott said Firefighters/Medic Stephen D. Lusty, who was driving the ambulance, and Firefighter/Medic Shaun F. Foley, who was in the rear of the ambulance tending to a patient, were all taken to Holyoke Medical Center where they were treated and released.



Burkott said the driver of the other vehicle, which a preliminary report indicates went through a stop sign, was also taken to Holyoke Medical Center and released.

Read More Crash between Chicopee Fire Department ambulance and another vehicle injures 4 in Holyoke




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