2 employees trapped after crashing ambulance into pole
Police are investigating if the driver fell asleep; no patients were inside at the time
By Denisse Salazar
Orange County Register
ORANGE, Calif. — Firefighters rescued two men trapped in an ambulance that crashed into a pole Sunday morning near Children’s Hospital of Orange County, authorities said.
The crash happened about 6:40 a.m. when the ambulance was traveling northbound on Main Street from La Veta Avenue and hit a pole, police Sgt. Bryan Meissner said.
Two Lynch Ambulance employees were trapped inside and it took firefighters more than 30 minutes to free them, said Paul Sitkoff, the city’s public information officer.
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