Driver broadsides NY ambulance, 2 medics hurt
Both medics were treated and released, but the ambulance was removed from service
The Times-Herald Record
SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — Saugerties police say a driver faces an assortment of charges after failing to stop at a stop sign and slamming into an ambulance.
According to police, a car driven by Matteo Zegarelli, 26, of Mahopac broadsided a Diaz company ambulance at the intersection of Warren Place and Finger Street, nearly rolling the ambulance over. The ambulance was not on an emergency run and there was no patient in the vehicle. Both paramedics were treated at Kingston Hospital and released.
Charges filed against Zegarelli include Reckless Driving, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle, Operating a Motor Vehicle without License Plates and Speed Not Reasonable and Prudent.
Join the discussion
The comments below are member-generated and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of EMS1.com or its staff. If you cannot see comments, try disabling privacy and ad blocking plugins in your browser. All comments must comply with our Member Commenting Policy.