LAS VEGAS (8NewsNow) – Time is crucial when emergency crews respond to an incident and getting there can be half the battle. About 60 percent of ambulance crashes nationally happen at intersections. Already, there have been nearly 200 this year. Most drivers have been in a situation where an ambulance with siren and flashing lights approaches their vehicle. It can be a dangerous situation for everyone on the road if proper safety precautions aren’t taken. One locally owned ambulance company has invested in a new safer truck.