N.C. patient involved in ambulance collision has died
CPR was in progress when the ambulance flipped after colliding with a pickup truck in an intersection
GREENVILLE, N.C. — The patient who was inside a North Carolina ambulance that crashed on Tuesday has died.
Three EMS providers were in the ambulance, some performing CPR, when the ambulance collided with a pickup, reported WITN.
Troopers say the pickup truck was crossing US 70 at an intersection with a traffic light. The ambulance, driven by 44-year-old Sean Ford, was westbound on the four-lane highway with lights and siren activated.
The Highway Patrol has not said whether the pickup truck had a green light at the intersection, but do say charges are pending the completion of the investigation.
The ambulance flipped on its side, while a witness says the truck had significant damage to the front bumper.
Craven County Emergency Services Director Stanley Kite says multiple people were taken to the hospital after the crash.