Police: Drunk driver hits Ohio ambulance, cruiser at fire scene

Police said a driver sideswiped an ambulance and smashed into a cruiser in the parking lot of an apartment complex where a fire broke out


By EMS1 Staff

MIAMI TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An ambulance and police cruiser were struck by a drunk driver at the scene of an apartment fire, according to police.

WHIO reported that first responders were on the scene of a fire at the Miamisburg by the Mall complex when an intoxicated driver sideswiped an ambulance before smashing into Miami Township Police Department Sgt. Mike Siney’s cruiser, according to officials.

The man then allegedly fought with police officers and was hit with a Taser before being transported to the hospital.

Siney said the man then kicked a hospital security officer in the chest. He will be charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, improper conduct at an emergency, resisting arrest, assault on a security officer and traffic violations.

 

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