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EMT, patient critical after Calif. ambulance rollover

Police are investigating if the driver of a sedan ran a red light before crashing into an ambulance early Monday morning

By EMS1 Staff

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. — Four people, including two EMTs, were injured when a C.A.R.E. ambulance overturned after colliding with a Lincoln Town Car early Monday morning.

The ambulance was transporting a patient without lights and sirens when the accident occurred at 4:36 a.m., reports. 

Two EMS workers, the patient who was trapped in the ambulance and the driver of the sedan were all injured and taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital. The patient and an EMT are said to be in critical condition.

Police are investigating if the driver of the sedan ran a red light before the crash.

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Jason Bokow Jason Bokow Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:43:39 AM those vanbulances are deathtraps......................just saying
Joshua Edwards Joshua Edwards Tuesday, April 22, 2014 7:03:02 AM Prayers to the C.A.R.E. Ambulance service and you emts. Praying for a quick recovery
MONOC - New Jersey's Hospital Service Corporation MONOC - New Jersey's Hospital Service Corporation Tuesday, April 22, 2014 8:13:12 AM MONOC EMS wishes the best possible outcome to the victims of this terrible crash.
Ed Hillenbrand Ed Hillenbrand Friday, April 25, 2014 5:50:30 AM Godspeed.

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