Ill. ambulance hits 86-year-old pedestrian

The 86-year-old was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries


By EMS1 Staff 

DES PLAINES, Ill. — An Illinois man suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by an ambulance while crossing the street.

According to 2 CBS Chicago, the man, 86, was crossing the street when a LifeLine Ambulance struck him. Police said he was not using the crosswalk when the ambulance hit him, but Des Plaines Police Department Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident.

Police said he was not using the crosswalk when the ambulance hit him, but Des Plaines Police Department Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)
Police said he was not using the crosswalk when the ambulance hit him, but Des Plaines Police Department Accident Investigation Team is investigating the incident. (Photo/Wikimedia Commons)

The 86-year-old man was transported to the hospital.

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