Ambulance, 3 cars involved in crash in NJ - New York News

Ambulance, 3 cars involved in crash in NJ

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LYNDHURST, N.J. (AP) -

Five people were hospitalized after a car collided with an ambulance responding to an emergency call, setting off a chain-reaction crash that involved two other vehicles.

Lyndhurst police told The Record that the crash occurred around 12:45 p.m. Monday.

The ambulance was responding to an auto accident call when the initial collision occurred. The ambulance then rolled over another car that was stopped at a nearby intersection before landing on top of a parked car.

Two emergency medical technicians who were in the ambulance and the 25-year-old driver of the car that allegedly hit their vehicle were taken to hospitals with undisclosed injuries, along with a 90-year-old woman and a 60-year-old man who were in the car the ambulance rolled over.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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