Police said a hospital ambulance ran into a Hyundai Santa Fe on Northwest 19th Street while on its way to an emergency call.
Police spokesman reported that an ambulance crashed into a SUV near Venice Cove Apartments. The ambulance was reportedly on its way to victims of a fire incidence when the accident occurred. There were three occupants in the ambulance, spokesman said.
Authorities stated that the driver and the passengers of the SUV were severely injured. There are indication of fractures and a dislocation on the driver of the SUV, emergency crews said.
It was reported that the three occupants of the ambulance also suffered injuries. They were reportedly transported to the hospital in another ambulance to the nearest hospital.
The ambulance collided with the SUV at the intersection of Tennis Club Drive at Northwest 19th Street. The right rear of the SUV was severely damaged, police said.
The cause of the crash is still being investigated by the police and no charges has been filed yet.
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