PINELLAS PARK, FL – Three medics, an EMT, and a patient went to the hospital after a car crashed into an ambulance at an intersection in Pinellas Park on Friday.
Fox 13 Tampa Bay reports that the incident happened around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of 118th Avenue North and 49th Street North.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a westbound BMW sedan crashed into a southbound ambulance in the intersection. The force of the collision caused the ambulance to fall onto its side.
The ambulance was transporting a patient in critical condition at the time of the wreck, and the driver had turned on both the lights and the sirens.
All five occupants of the ambulance sustained injuries, for which they were taken to Bayfront Hospital.
The two occupants in the BMW declined medical attention at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation with law enforcement.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Pinellas County, having a lawyer on your side can greatly simplify the claims process. The Tampa Bay area car accident lawyers at Mickey Keenan P.A. can evaluate your case from every angle and determine if you could be eligible for compensation for things like medical bills, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. Reach us today online or by phone at (813) 871-1300 to schedule a free consultation.