5 injured in Va. ambulance crash

Virginia Beach EMS reported that victims were trapped after the collision involving a private ambulance


Saleen Martin
The Virginian-Pilot

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Five people were sent to the hospital Monday morning after a two-vehicle accident in Virginia Beach involving a privately owned ambulance.

The police department said the incident happened at Princess Anne Road and Concert Drive, and involved both an ambulance and a sedan.

Virginia Beach EMS called the accident an “entrapment crash” in a tweet and said police and the fire department responded to the scene.

They said five people were taken to the hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police spokeswoman Linda Kuehn said in an email Monday afternoon that police do not know the contributing factors to the crash, or if there have been any charges.

She said more information will be released when it is available.

Westbound lanes of Princess Anne Road were closed between Tiffany Lane and Concert Drive, police said. Concert Drive was also closed between Rosemont Road and the hospital.

The police department said at 10:50 a.m. that all roads were reopened.

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