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Ambulance Crashes into Car in LaFayette, Alabama

February 05, 2019

LAFAYETTE, AL. – According to an online news report posted to, an ambulance crashed into a car January 28 in LaFayette, Alabama. The ambulance was transporting a person to a hospital and crashed at an intersection in downtown LaFayette. The cause of the crash has not been reported.* 

At approximately 6:30 p.m. on January 28, an ambulance with Southern Transport Ambulance, of Wedowee, Alabama, was traveling on LaFayette Street/Highway 431 in LaFayette. Reports indicate the ambulance was transporting a patient to East Alabama Medical Center. At the intersection with 2nd Avenue SE, the ambulance crashed into a car that was traveling on 2nd Avenue.

A clerk who was working at the Pace Car gas station right near the site of the accident said she heard the crash and ran outside to check on the people involved. She said she could hear a child crying and saw that LaFayette Fire and EMS were already present at the scene. The clerk reported that the ambulance involved in the crash did not have its lights or siren running at the time. 

Three people were injured in the wreck, and emergency responders took them to East Alabama Hospital for treatment. The driver of the ambulance was among the injured. Officials said no one sustained life-threatening injuries. It is not clear if one of the other injured people was the patient originally being transported. 

The driver of the other vehicle was identified as Dominique Story, of LaFayette. It is not clear if she was injured. Story told authorities that she entered the intersection on a green light, and the ambulance ran a red light and hit her. She had two passengers with her in the vehicle, including her 4-year-old son. 

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