Four Injured in Maryland Ambulance Crash

Medic unit was forced off the road and into a guardrail

 

 
 
 

WJLA | | Thursday, July 21, 2011


DISTRICT HEIGHTS, Md. (WJLA) - A crash on the Beltway early Thursday morning involving a vehicle and a Prince George's County ambulance left four people injured and may have rendered the emergency vehicle a total loss, officials say.

The ambulance, which was dispatched from the District Heights Fire/EMS station, was transporting a patient to a hospital when it was forced off the road and into a guardrail near the Branch Avenue exit at about 12:30 a.m.

The original patient on board was transported to the hospital on a responding ambulance, but did not appear to suffer any additional injuries as a result of the crash. Two firefighter medics and another civilian were treated and released from area hospitals.

The ambulance sustained about $100,000 in damages.




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