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Ga. ambulance crash injures 2 EMS providers, patient

Firefighters had to free the driver, who was stuck inside the rig after the collision

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By Leila Merrill
FireRescue1/EMS1 Staff

HINESVILLE, Ga. — A Golden Isles ambulance collided with a tractor-trailer early Wednesday, injuring both EMS providers and the patient they were transporting, WJCL reported.

The ambulance struck the other vehicle around 1 a.m. on E. Oglethorpe Highway at Ralph Quarterman Drive while en route from Waycross to Savannah.

The EMS provider who was driving became trapped and was freed by firefighters.

The news outlet reported that the conditions of all three were not known.

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