2 EMS providers, patient hurt in Pa. ambulance crash

A chain-reaction crash began when the Penn State Health Life Lion ambulance clipped a car attempting to move to the right


By EMS1 Staff

WYOMISSING, Pa. — Seven people were hurt in a crash involving an ambulance and four other vehicles Wednesday night.

WFMZ.com reported that a chain-reaction crash began when the Penn State Health Life Lion ambulance, which was transporting a patient to a hospital, clipped a car attempting to move to the right. 

"That vehicle struck a second vehicle," Wyomissing Police Sgt. John Phillips said. "The ambulance then hit the rear of a third vehicle, which then hit a fourth vehicle."

A total of seven people, including the patient and two EMS providers, were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The crash remains under investigation.

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