2 injured after car strikes Texas ambulance

An EMT had to be extricated from the ambulance, which flipped over; the driver of the car was taken to the hospital


The Houston Chronicle

HOUSTON, Texas — Two people were injured when a Houston Fire Department ambulance was involved in a roll-over accident Saturday morning.

The  two-vehicle accident happened just after 11 a.m. near the 2600 block of Hamilton and McGowen near Midtown.

According to HFD officials, a car struck the ambulance, which was not transporting any patients at the time.

According to HFD spokesman Capt. Ruy Lozano, the driver of the ambulance, who needed to be extricated, and the driver of the civilian vehicle were taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital for their injuries.

Their injuries are not considered life threatening.

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  4. Safety
  5. Vehicle Crashes

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