Car collides with Mich. rig transporting critical patient

A second ambulance crew was dispatched to continue the original patient’s transport, and a third crew was sent to assist those injured in the crash


By Rachel Engel

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — An ambulance transporting a critical patient collided with another vehicle at an intersection on Sunday night while en route to the hospital.

According to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, the ambulance’s lights and siren were activated when the ambulance entered the intersection. A car drove into the ambulance’s path, causing the collision, woodtv.com reported.

A second ambulance crew responded to transport the critical patient from the first rig to the hospital. A third ambulance crew followed up to treat those injured at the crash scene, CBS 3 reported.

All injuries were considered non-life-threatening, KDPS reported. An investigation of the incident is ongoing.

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