Five People Injured in Ambulance Crash in Charlotte, North Carolina
CHARLOTTE, NC. – According to an online news report published by wbtv.com, five people were injured in an ambulance crash in Charlotte, North Carolina. The cause of the accident was not included in the news report, and it is not clear what vehicle the injured persons were riding in during the accident.
The crash happened sometime in the afternoon on Sunday, February 24, on East 4th Street in Charlotte. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and WBTV report that a sedan and an ambulance were involved in a collision at the intersection of East 4th Street and Queens Road. Officers reported that the sedan struck the ambulance, and the ambulance tipped over after impact.
The report indicates that the ambulance was affiliated with Novant MEDIC. It is unclear if the ambulance crew was transporting a patient at the time of the wreck. It is also unclear how the crash happened. The WBTV report did not provide information about the nature of the collision or the events that transpired before the accident occurred.
According to emergency responders and WBTV, five people were injured in the accident. They were not identified. WBTV says they were all transported to an area hospital for treatment, and their injuries were considered non-life threatening. The report did not state which vehicle the injured persons were traveling in when the accident happened.
Following the crash, officials reportedly closed a section of 4th Street starting at Hawthorne Avenue. It is not clear how long the closure remained in effect. No additional information was reported by WBTV.
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