2 injured in Ohio rig crash, crewmember reportedly fell asleep at wheel

One of the EMS employees was flown to the hospital after the rollover crash Tuesday morning

By Laura French

SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio — Two Ohio EMS employees were injured in a rollover ambulance crash Tuesday morning after the crewmember who was driving reportedly fell asleep at the wheel. 

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said both crewmembers in the Portsmouth Ambulance at the time of the crash were taken to the hospital, one by air ambulance, according to WSAZ.

The extent of the crewmembers' injuries was not reported. The rig was not carrying any patients at the time of the crash.

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