Two Hurt after Ambulance Operator Falls Asleep at the Wheel

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Two people with Portsmouth Ambulance in Ohio were hurt Tuesday morning in a rollover crash, WSAZ-TV reports.

The crash happened on Route 23 in the Rosemount area. Witnesses say the vehicle rolled over.


The Ohio State Highway Patrol says no patients were on board at the time of the crash. Both the ambulance operator and the passenger were taken to the hospital.

One of the victims was airlifted to the hospital. Their conditions weren’t released.

The highway was closed while police investigated but it has since reopened.