Medic falls asleep at wheel, crashes ambulance
The ambulance was reportedly completely destroyed in the incident
By EMS1 Staff
YANKTON, S.D. — A medic fell asleep at the wheel of an ambulance Tuesday morning, causing a crash that saw another medic ejected from the vehicle and seriously injured.
Authorities say the ambulance was transporting patients to the hospital when the medic driving fell asleep and crashed into an abandoned pickup truck, according to the Press & Dakotan.
A medic who was in the back of the ambulance suffered severe but non-life threatening injuries. Three other people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
The ambulance was reportedly completely destroyed in the incident.