Portland Crew Injured In Speeder Crash

Paramedic fell out of the ambulance, suffering scrapes and bruises.


 
 

| Thursday, January 20, 2011


PORTLAND, Ore. - A woman driving a speeding SUV was killed when it crashed into an ambulance that was treating a man at a MAX light rail station in northeast Portland.

The Oregonian reports a paramedic fell out of the ambulance, suffering scrapes and bruises, and [his partner] also suffered minor injuries in the crash about 2:20 a.m. Thursday.

A police sergeant who witnessed the crash said the SUV appeared to be going up to 80 miles per hour when it hit the ambulance.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com



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