Texas paramedic hurt after alleged drunk driver hits ambulance

Police said a suspected drunk driver struck a police car, and then another suspected drunk driver hit the ambulance that responded

AUSTIN, Texas — A paramedic was injured early Thursday morning when an ambulance was struck by a suspected drunk driver in a strange chain of events.

Police said the incidents began when two cruisers pulled over a suspected drunk driver, KXAN reported.

While they were pulled over, police said another suspected drunk driver crashed into the cruisers.

An Austin-Travis County EMS crew responded to the crash, and their ambulance was struck by a third suspected drunk driver, according to police.

Two people, including a paramedic, were transported to the hospital. Officials said they are both expected to be OK.

All three suspected drunk drivers were arrested.

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