2 EMS workers hurt when Ill. rig struck by vehicle, flips

A Rockford Fire Department ambulance was responding to a call with lights and sirens activated when it was hit by another vehicle

By Rachel Engel

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Two members of the Rockford Fire Department were injured when the ambulance they were riding in was struck by a vehicle and flipped on its side.

A tweet from the Rockford Fire Department said two fire personnel who sustained minor injuries and the driver of the vehicle that hit the rig were transported to a local hospital for evaluation.

The social post also notes the ambulance was responding to an incident with lights and sirens on when it was hit by the vehicle.


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