Motorcyclist dies after collision with Ill. ambulance

The crew had been transporting a patient in Waukegan and rendered aid while other EMS providers were en route


By Leila Merrill

WAUKEGAN, Ill. — A motorcyclist died after colliding with an ambulance Monday afternoon, NBC Chicago reported.

The ambulance crew was transporting a patient when the crash at the intersection of Lake Street and South Genesee Street occurred.

An ambulance crew was transporting a patient when the ambulance and a motorcyclist collided at the intersection of Lake Street and South Genesee Street in Waukegan, Ill.
An ambulance crew was transporting a patient when the ambulance and a motorcyclist collided at the intersection of Lake Street and South Genesee Street in Waukegan, Ill. (Photo/Waukegan Fire Department)

A paramedic rendered aid to the motorcyclist, and more EMS crews were dispatched.

The motorcyclist was transported and pronounced dead at a hospital.

The patient who was being transported was stabilized at the scene and then taken to a hospital, authorities said.

The incident is under investigation.

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