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Vehicle Runs Red Light, Hits Ambulance in Iowa

The ambulance was carrying four occupants & running lights & sirens when it was hit


 
 

Telegraph Herald | | Friday, February 10, 2012


BELLEVUE, Iowa -- A Bellevue, Iowa, man was cited after running a red light and striking an ambulance on an emergency call, police said.

According to police reports, Randall P. Rodgers, 53, was traveling southbound on South Locust Street, approaching Dodge Street, when he violated the red light and entered the intersection, colliding with an ambulance that had emergency lights and siren engaged while traveling westbound on Dodge Street. The ambulance was carrying four occupants.

Brenda M. Weatherwax, 50, of Dyersville, Iowa, was transported to the Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque by a different ambulance after the accident. She was not listed as a patient as of Wednesday afternoon.

Police cited Rodgers with a red-light violation.



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