1 killed in head-on ambulance crash

The driver of a sedan died in the collision early Saturday morning


Ryan Kneller
The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — One person died in a head-on collision with an ambulance on Route 33 South early Saturday morning in Bethlehem Township.

Pennsylvania State Police, which responded to the two-vehicle crash at mile marker 3.3, near the Route 22 interchange, said the driver of the car crossed into the opposing lane of travel.

The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. as the sedan was traveling north in the southbound lane, state police said. The ambulance, which was traveling south in the left lane, swerved into the grass, while the sedan did a 180-degree rotation, police said.

The sedan’s driver was killed, police said, and that person’s identity is being withheld until family is notified. No one in the ambulance was injured.

State police at Belfast is investigating the accident. Police did not name the ambulance company in a news release about the accident.

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