5 injured after ambulance flips on side during crash

SAN LORENZO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say five people were hospitalized after an ambulance that was transporting a patient to a hospital flipped on its side when a car crashed against it.

The East Bay Times reports the ambulance patient is in critical condition after the collision Monday in San Lorenzo. The driver of the car, a paramedic and two emergency workers were also injured and taken to a hospital.

The California Highway Patrol says the ambulance was carrying a female patient. What the woman was being transported for was not immediately released.

Officials did not say if the ambulance had its emergency lights and siren activated.


Information from: East Bay Times, http://www.eastbaytimes.com

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