Paramedic injured after ambulance, fire truck struck by 18-wheeler

A paramedic assisting a stopped motorist sustained minor injuries when a semi-truck struck the emergency vehicles at the scene


By EMS1 Staff News

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — A paramedic was injured while attending to a distressed motorist.

The Press Enterprise reported that a Riverside paramedic was assisting the driver of a car that had gone over the side of the 91 freeway when a tractor-trailer hit both the ambulance and the fire engine at the scene before going over the side of the highway, as well.

The paramedic received minor injuries, and both rigs sustained major damage.

The incident is under investigation.

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