One Injured in Waterloo (IA) Ambulance Crash

A Traer ambulance transporting a patient to UnityPoint-Health Allen Hospital collided with car at an intersection on Saturday afternoon.

According to a report from The Courier, a Traer ambulance transporting a patient to UnityPoint-Health Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa, collided with car at an intersection on Saturday afternoon.

According to the accident report, the ambulance had its lights and sirens activated as it was northbound on Sergeant Road at around 3 p.m. Saturday.

The ambulance had a red light at the West Third Street intersection and slowed down to about 40 miles per hour, according to the accident report. A Chevy Equinox that was driven by 53-year-old Louise Denise Brown of Waterloo was traveling westbound on West Third Street. The two vehicles collided, and the Chevy rolled onto its roof.

Waterloo Fire Rescue Paramedics transported Brown to a local hospital.

The ambulance driver, Marnie Edgerly, 55, of Traer, and the patient onboard escaped injury. Waterloo medics took the patient to Allen Hospital.

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