Gunshot victim in critical condition after crashing into ambulance

Police believe the man, who had been shot in the head, was attempting to drive himself to the hospital when the crash occurred


By EMS1 Staff

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A man is in critical condition after crashing into an ambulance while driving with a gunshot wound to his head.

CT Post reported that the victim, whose name is unknown, was heavily bleeding and is believed to have been driving himself to the hospital when he crashed into the ambulance.

“We really don’t know who he is,” Police Capt. Roderick Porter said. “We’re trying to establish who he is.”

Police are also trying to figure out where the shooting occurred by backtracking, and said that the victim was at least able to get immediate medical attention after crashing into the ambulance.

The incident is currently under investigation.

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