Paramedics Injured In Southeast Wichita Crash

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Monday, May 07, 2012

Two paramedics are recovering from injuries after a car struck an ambulance, and tipped the emergency vehicle over.

It happened near Lincoln and Hillside around 3:55 a.m. Monday. Authorities said an EMS crew was returning to the station after a routine call, when a car traveling south on Hillside hit the ambulance. The impact turned the ambulance on its side.

Two paramedics were inside the ambulance during the accident. They were taken to a nearby hospital with potential injuries. No patients were inside at the time.

The driver of the car, a 25-year-old man, was also transported with serious injuries. Officers said none of the injuries appear to be life threatening.

Investigators are looking into whether speed and alcohol may have played a factor in the crash.


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