Ambulance Involved in Accident Responding to Fatal Crash in Casco Township (MI)

The Richmond-Lenox EMS ambulance was heading east on 26 Mile Road when it collided with a Chevy pickup truck traveling south on County Line Road.

According to a report from Times-Herald, a Richmond-Lenox EMS ambulance that was responding to a fatal three-vehicle crash in Casco Township, Michigan, Sunday was involved in its own accident before it could arrive to the scene. 

Just before 4:30 p.m., St. Clair County Sheriff deputies responded to a report of an injury crash in the 9900 block of Marine City Highway. A 2017 Nissan Versa driven by a 58-year-old Lenox Township man was eastbound on Marine City Highway was struck from behind by a 2008 Ford Edge driven by a 21-year-old Warren man. The Nissan spun into the westbound lane, and was then struck by a 2011 Dodge Avenger driven by a 26-year-old Flint man.

The Ira Township Fire Department also responded to the crash. 

The Lenox Township man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Flint man was transported by Richmond-Lenox EMS to McLaren Macomb Hospital with what was considered minor injuries, and the Warren man was uninjured.

Chesterfield Township Police Sgt. Kenneth Anderson said that, shortly after 4:30 p.m., the Richmond-Lenox EMS ambulance was heading east on 26 Mile Road when it collided with a Chevy pickup truck traveling south on County Line Road at the intersection of 26 Mile Road and Marine City Highway. 

The driver and passenger of the pickup truck were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. The ambulance driver and passenger were not hospitalized. 

Both crashes remain under investigation. 

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