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Intoxicated driver runs responding ambulance off the road

Justin Nelson was charged with a DUI after he almost hit the ambulance with his Ford F-250 that was hauling a camp trailer


By EMS1 Staff

COOS COUNTY, Ore. — A man was arrested and charged with a DUI after running an ambulance off the road with his truck.

The World Link reported that Justin Nelson was hauling a camp trailer with his Ford F-250 when he almost hit an ambulance that was en route to a call, sending the ambulance off the road.

Justin Nelson was arrested and taken to jail with a blood alcohol content of 0.14 percent. (Photo/Coos County Sheriff's Office)
Justin Nelson was arrested and taken to jail with a blood alcohol content of 0.14 percent. (Photo/Coos County Sheriff's Office)

“Deputies stopped the vehicle,” police said in a statement. “As the driver pulled over, the truck and trailer collided with the guard rail for about 50 feet before coming to a stop.”

Nelson was arrested and taken to jail with a blood alcohol content of 0.14 percent.

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