Ga. paramedic injured after rig crashes into semi-truck

The DeKalb County paramedic had to be extricated from the ambulance, officials said


By Laura French

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A county paramedic was injured after an ambulance crashed into a semi-truck in Atlanta on Tuesday. 

Atlanta police say the DeKalb County ambulance was en route to an emergency with its lights and sirens activated when the semi-truck suddenly stopped short, causing the rig to rear-end the truck, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A paramedic was extricated from the ambulance cab and transported to the hospital with leg injuries, police said. The crewmember who was driving the ambulance also sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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