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2 EMTs injured after ambulance overturns on interstate

Officials said a wind gust caused the ambulance to go off the interstate; the EMTs injuries did not appear to be life-threatening

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Two Sullivan County emergency medical technicians were taken to Terre Haute Regional Hospital after their ambulance went into the median east of the Indiana 46 exit along Interstate 70.

According to Indiana State Police Sgt. Joe Watts, Jessica Boyle, 25, of Sullivan said a wind gust caused the ambulance to go off the interstate and the driver lost control. The passenger was Kindra West, 27, of Jasonville.

Watts said injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. Police responded to the accident at 2:48 p.m.

See Thursday’s Tribune-Star for more information on this accident.

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