Ambulance Carrying Patient Crashes into Two Vehicles in Birmingham, Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, AL. – As reported online in a news story from enewscourier.com, an ambulance carrying a patient on February 4 crashed into two vehicles in Birmingham, Alabama. The crash injured four people, none of whom has been identified by officials at this time.*
The crash took place on the evening of February 4, though it is not clear exactly what time. An ambulance was carrying a patient to a medical facility and traveling on U.S. Highway 280 in Birmingham. It is not clear what emergency had occurred prompting the need for medical transport for this patient.
Somewhere along U.S. 280, the ambulance crashed into another vehicle. It is not clear where this crash occurred or how it occurred, and the make and model of the other vehicle were not reported. After impact with this vehicle, the ambulance traveled across the highway into the opposite lanes of travel and struck another vehicle head-on. The make and model of this vehicle were also not reported.
According to Birmingham Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Sebastian Carrillo, the patient who was in the ambulance at the time and two medics inside the ambulance were injured and transported to a local hospital for emergency care. One person inside the second vehicle that was struck was also injured and taken to a nearby hospital.
Carrillo reported that one of the injured persons was seriously hurt. None of the people involved has been identified, and officials have not reported on anyone’s current medical condition. Authorities are still investigating to determine the cause of the accident.
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