Mich. EMS provider, patient hurt in ambulance crash

Cass County Sheriff’s Office deputies said a car's driver failed to yield and drove in front of the rig


By Leila Merrill
EMS1

NILES, Mich. — An EMS provider, a patient and the driver of another vehicle were injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Howard Township, according to Leader Publications.

Cass County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance crash at about 9:35 a.m. Thursday.

A Cass County Sheriff’s Office investigation showed that the driver of a Subaru failed to yield and pulled out in front of a Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance vehicle.
A Cass County Sheriff’s Office investigation showed that the driver of a Subaru failed to yield and pulled out in front of a Southwestern Michigan Community Ambulance vehicle. (Photo/Cass County Sheriff)

Their investigation showed that the driver of a Subaru failed to yield and pulled out in front of the ambulance, whose driver tried to avoid a crash.

Both drivers and the patient in the ambulance sustained minor injuries and were transported to hospitals.

Deputies said all three were wearing safety restraints, and the crash is under investigation.

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