Tenn. man steals ambulance, crashes it into police cruiser

Police tracked the ambulance via GPS and when they found it, the driver put the ambulance in reverse and crashed into a police SUV


By EMS1 Staff 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Police arrested a man who stole an ambulance from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and crashed into a police vehicle.

An unidentified 50-year-old man stole a Rutherford County Ambulance from the hospital after 10:00 p.m. on Monday while RCEMS crews were dropping off a patient, WKRN.com reported. Police tracked the ambulance via GPS and when they found it, the driver put the ambulance in reverse and crashed into a police SUV that was in the area on a separate call, injuring the officer inside.

The suspect then drove the ambulance to a wooded area where police arrested him without further incident.

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