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Ambulance flips in collision; EMTs, child hurt

The patient and EMS workers suffered minor injures and the other driver has been arrested after attempting to flee

By Mike Courtney

BUFFALO, N.Y. —  A vehicle struck an ambulance early Friday morning, causing it to flip on its side. The Rural Metro ambulance was transporting a child to Women and Children’s Hospital just after midnight, near Elmwood Avenue and Bryant Street.

A Rural Metro supervisor tells News 4 that the patient in the ambulance was taken to the nearby hospital. In addition the two Rural Metro workers suffered bumps and bruises in the crash.

Buffalo Police said they arrested someone in connection to the crash. The driver allegedly tried fleeing the scene on foot, but was arrested a short time later.

Read full story: Ambulance carrying child flips during crash

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Robert Meyer Robert Meyer Friday, August 29, 2014 7:34:22 PM Pt in back was a Pedal code that they were working.
Ashley Gambino Ashley Gambino Friday, August 29, 2014 8:42:47 PM They were transporting a pediatric arrest. One of our medics climbed out of that truck and continued working the baby in the back of a squad car and completed the transport and hand off before accepting any sort of treatment for his injuries.
Tim Allen Tim Allen Friday, August 29, 2014 8:58:45 PM Great job to the medic, hope all will recover soon
Pam Barrow Pam Barrow Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:10:51 AM Bravo for that medic! My prayers to both employees as well as that baby
Karen Little-Clark Karen Little-Clark Saturday, August 30, 2014 5:45:54 PM I thank him very much for continuing to work on my Grandson,he will always be a hero to me for trying
Joel Lee Joel Lee Sunday, August 31, 2014 2:28:09 PM To the Clark family so sorry for your loss to the POS you get no love you need a good ole fashion ass kicking
Karen Little-Clark Karen Little-Clark Sunday, August 31, 2014 3:00:30 PM thank you we are working thru this the best we can,and we all thank everyone for there prayers and condolences

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