Pa. ambulance involved in 3-vehicle crash

One of the vehicles received damage on both sides and fire crews had to pry open the driver and passenger side doors to free the three occupants


By Times-News staff
Erie Times-News, Pa.

ERIE, Pa. — A portion of a busy west Erie intersection was shut down for a time late Sunday afternoon following a three-vehicle crash involving an ambulance.

The crash was reported on Sunday at about 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greengarden Road. A Millcreek Paramedic Service ambulance, a BMW sedan and a Buick Enclave were involved in the crash.

Erie firefighters work to free the occupants of a BMW sedan following a three-vehicle crash involving a Millcreek Paramedic Service ambulance, background, at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greengarden Road late Sunday afternoon. [Photo/Tribune News Service by Tim Hahn, Erie Times-News]
Erie firefighters work to free the occupants of a BMW sedan following a three-vehicle crash involving a Millcreek Paramedic Service ambulance, background, at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greengarden Road late Sunday afternoon. [Photo/Tribune News Service by Tim Hahn, Erie Times-News]

According to the occupants of the BMW and the Buick, the BMW was traveling north on Greengarden Road and the Buick was traveling south on the road when the collision occurred with the ambulance. The ambulance crew was responding to a call but did not have a patient aboard, according to a Millcreek Paramedic Service official at the scene.

The BMW received damage on both sides and Erie Bureau of Fire crews had to pry open the driver and passenger side doors to free the three occupants, Deputy Fire Chief John Herrmann said.

There were no injuries reported in the crash.

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