Public Plea Made by Family After Loved One is Killed in a Hit-and-Run Accident
ATLANTA, GA – According to an online news report at fox5atlanta.com, an 83 year old woman who died when an ambulance she was riding in was hit by another vehicle; the driver failed to stop.*
A woman is dead after the ambulance she was riding in was struck by a hit and run driver. The Atlanta Police Department are in the midst of trying to capture the individual responsible for the crash.
The driver of a Metro Atlanta Ambulance indicated to the crash investigation team that a white Maserati hit into her ambulance as she was going off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and turning onto Adamsville Place Parkway. The crash occurred right after 9:30 p.m. on May 7, 2019.
The victim was riding as a passenger in the ambulance. She was being transported back home after being hospitalized for four days. The crash occurred at the intersection where her home is located. The force of the impact of the accident caused her to succumb to her injuries.
“We kind of get chills knowing that this is the intersection where the accident occurred and my mom was in the accident here and passed here or at some point shortly thereafter,” said the daughter of the woman.
After the crash occurred, eyewitnesses state that the Maserati driver left the vehicle and entered into another one. The driver then quickly escaped the accident scene. According to the Atlanta Police Department, the Maserati was a stolen vehicle.
As a result of the accident, three emergency personnel workers sustained injuries.. They have since recovered and are back at work
The ambulance company says three workers were injured in the crash. They have since recovered and are back on the job.
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