5 injured in DC ambulance crash

Two fire-EMS personnel were among those injured in the collision with a passenger car


By Laura French

WASHINGTON — Five people were injured when an ambulance collided with another vehicle in Washington, D.C. on Monday night. 

Police said two D.C. Fire and EMS members and three civilians in the other vehicle were injured in the crash, according to WJLA.

Two of the civilians injured were in serious condition and one was in critical condition, police said. The injuries to the fire-EMS personnel were not life-threatening. 

The crash shut down the road in both directions and a hazmat team responded due to a ruptured saddle tank on the ambulance. 

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