2 Mo. EMS providers hurt after rig slides off icy highway, flips

Both Osage Ambulance District employees were properly restrained and able to get out afterward

By Leila Merrill

BELLE, Mo.  — Two Osage Ambulance District EMS providers were injured after the ambulance they were in slid off Highway 28 and flipped onto its side Sunday.

The crew had been responding to a call when they encountered icy roads, the agency said in a Facebook post.

Both EMS providers “were properly restrained and were able to get out on their own,” the post said.

Another crew was dispatched to the original crash scene.

A crew also was sent to the ambulance crash site.

Both responders were transported to a hospital with minor injuries. 

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