logo for print

LODD: Ind. EMT dies in ambulance crash

Mousa Chaban, 32, was partially ejected from the ambulance when it rolled onto its side after being struck by a car

Duty Death: Mousa Chaban - [Miami County, Indiana]

End of Service: 01/22/2018


By EMS1 Staff

MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. — An EMT died Monday morning when an ambulance transporting a patient was struck by a car.

WNDU reported that EMT Mousa Chaban, 32, was in the ambulance with colleague Christine Wesner, who was driving the ambulance and failed to stop at a red light.

EMT Mousa Chaban, 32, died Monday in an ambulance crash. (Photo/Ind. State Police)
EMT Mousa Chaban, 32, died Monday in an ambulance crash. (Photo/Ind. State Police)

Driver Joseph Farrar collided with the ambulance, which rolled onto its side. Chaban was partially ejected from the ambulance and died from his injuries.

Farrar was transported to the hospital with a broken bone and his passenger suffered a minor head injury. The patient, a 5-month-old, was not injured in the crash.

The crash is currently under investigation.

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2018 EMS1.com. All rights reserved.