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. 

 

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