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New Jersey Ambulance Involved in Fatal Crash

Ambulance carrying burn victim crashed while enroute to hospital


 
 

JEMS Staff | | Tuesday, January 8, 2013


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Editor's Note: There is no word yet on the specific EMS certification of the driver. Once known we will update our story.

STILLWATER, N.J.  -  Two people are dead after a fatal fire and accident in Sussex County.

The Star-Ledger is reporting that the driver of an ambulance has died after his vehicle left the roadway and crashed while transporting a burn victim from the house fire to the hospital. The patient and other crew members survived the crash.

Authorities report that a fire on Potters Road in Stillwater killed one person and injured another. A New Jersey State Police spokesman reported that the injured person was being transported when the driver of the ambulance suffered a “medical issue”.  

The patient was transferred to another ambulance and taken to the hospital. The driver of the ambulance was pronounced dead on the scene.

The fire, which started before dawn, is considered suspicious and is under investigation.
 



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