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The vehicle crashes topic contains news about single or multiple car crashes, ambulance crashes as well as vehicular risks and challenges to EMS providers.

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Deputies found the vehicle approximately 200 feet down an embankment in Yavapai County
The Mehlville Fire Protection District practitioners were turning at an intersection when they were struck by a passenger vehicle
Four were killed when the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office helicopter crashed while fighting a wildfire in 2022
The White Lake Ambulance Authority crew was responding to an unresponsive person when a driver pulled in front of the ambulance, causing a collision
The dog traveled nearly four miles to the campsite where the victim’s family was staying
The Day County EMT driving the ambulance heard a loud bang from underneath the patient compartment during transport
The pilot radioed he had engine problems shortly before trying to land on a street in Arvada
Several people were injured, some trapped in portable toilets at the Topsham Fairgrounds
Two patients were flown to hospitals after a tree branch broke off and entered the passenger compartment during the crash
A chain reaction crash on I-5 killed one person and overturned an AMR vehicle
Fall River Paramedic Miranda Hennessy is reportedly “in good spirits” as she recovers from her injuries
Donna Eiden said she and her husband were sleeping inside the bus when it began to roll down the street crashing into signs, pole
AMR rig and a fire department vehicle collide when responding to a call
Tualatin Valley firefighters had to stabilize several vehicles during two separate extrications
A driver ran a red light while fleeing a traffic stop and collided with a Med Fleet ambulance injuring four people
A child is among those killed in the crash in North Tonawanda
Police said the pickup crossed the center line on Highway 20 in Idaho Falls and struck the van
San Bernardino County Fire Protection District first responders from Station 53 cover an area of roughly 5,000 square miles
A Louisville firefighter was lowered to rescue the driver as the cab of her rig hung off the bridge after a crash
MVC Incident Visualization software will help traffic safety officers identify high-risk areas and trends
A bus carrying farm workers overturned after it collided with a truck in Marion County
Antoinette Finau served as an emergency services dispatcher with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office for nearly 3 years
Crash in Woodland left the driver pinned under the steering wheel while diesel fuel and fresh concrete spilled onto the road
The bus driver lost control and struck a guardrail on I-95 in Harford County
LAFD said 16 patients were transported, 37 were treated on the scene
Las Cruces police said the driver was trying to park her and stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake