Mass. EMS providers, patient injured in collision with pickup truck
The pickup truck struck the passenger's side of the ambulance, causing significant damage
Telegram & Gazette, Worcester, Mass.
CHARLTON, Mass. — A pickup truck apparently crossed the yellow line that divides Route 169 Tuesday, resulting in a collision with a Webster ambulance, police said Wednesday.
The driver of the truck, which was headed south, wasn't injured despite an airbag deployment and the vehicle appearing to be totaled, police said.
The attendants of the Webster Emergency Medical Services ambulance and their patient were taken to a local hospital by Charlton and Southbridge ambulances with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said.
The ambulance's passenger side sustained significant damage.
The accident, which occurred just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, remains under investigation by Charlton police.
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