Va. ambulance struck in hit-and-run
Police are searching for the driver of a pickup truck they say struck the AMR rig and fled the scene on foot
By Laura French
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Police in a Virginia county are searching for the driver of a pickup truck they say struck an ambulance in a hit-and-run crash.
The American Medical Response ambulance was turning at an intersection when it was struck by a Chevy Silverado that had run a red light, Chesterfield County police told WTVR.
Police say the pickup truck rolled over and that the driver left the vehicle and fled on foot. Police searched the area with a K-9 unit in an effort to find the driver.
The rig was on a non-emergency transport to a patient's residence and no injuries were reported.
#BREAKING: Driver of Chevy Silverado at large after @CCPDVa say he ran a red light crashing into this ambulance (while it was doing a non emergency transport) on Midlothian Tnpke. at Boulders Pkwy. The Silverado flipped and according to police the driver got out and ran. @CBS6 pic.twitter.com/hWxpRpzM8x— Shannon Lilly CBS 6 (@ShannonLillyTV) June 16, 2020