Police: 2 Texas EMS providers hurt in hit-and-run ambulance rollover

Police said the driver of the other vehicle ran a red light, hit the ambulance and then fled the scene on foot


By Laura French

SAN ANTONIO — Two Texas EMS providers were hurt after a driver allegedly ran a red light, struck their ambulance and then fled the scene. 

Police said the Acadian Ambulance rig rolled over after being struck by a car, and that the driver of the car ran away on foot immediately after the collision, according to News 4 San Antonio. A paramedic and an EMT inside the rig sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene. 

Police later located and arrested the suspect in the hit-and-run. The identity of the suspect was not released. 

The rig was not transporting a patient or responding to a call at the time of the crash. 

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