Calif. paramedic killed in motorcycle crash

American Medical Response paramedic Edward Lustro died when his motorcycle collided with a car on the highway


By EMS1 Staff

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — A paramedic was killed in a motorcycle accident after crashing into a car on the highway.

The Desert Sun reported that Edward Lustro, 34, was driving his motorcycle Monday morning before colliding with a Honda sedan.

Emergency responders recognized Lustro and covered his body with an American flag before he was removed from the scene.

A procession of 15 ambulances and AMR vehicles followed the van carrying Lustro’s body.

The cause of the collision are under investigation, though police say it does not appear that drugs or alcohol was a factor.

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