Las Vegas EMS attendant, patient killed in ambulance crash
Nevada Highway Patrol said the driver of the AMR ambulance lost control while driving on a slick ramp
Duty Death: - [Las Vegas, Nevada]
End of Service: 02/12/2018
By EMS1 Staff
LAS VEGAS — An EMT and a patient died Monday after an ambulance crashed when the driver lost control on a slick road, according to officials.
KNTV reported that the AMR ambulance was transporting a patient to an after-care facility when the driver lost control on a slick ramp due to recent rain, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
The ambulance rolled over, resulting in the death of an EMT and the patient. The driver was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to CBS News.
Police said the EMT was in his 50s and will be identified by the coroner once the family has been notified.
No other details have been released. We will update you when more information becomes available.
NHP Troopers, @LVMPD_Traffic and First Responders from @AMRLasVegas have finished the escort of the fallen AMR First Responder from the scene of last nights Fatal Crash. Rest In Peace Sir. #⚫️🔴⚫️ #⚫️🔵⚫️ #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/zVxGKnLERu— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) February 13, 2018