Authorities reported a traffic accident on Philips Highway in Jacksonville that sent three people to the hospital.
According to authorities, the crash happened on Philips Highway in Jacksonville. An ambulance was struck head on by the driver of a pickup truck. The ambulance was transporting a seriously injured patient to the hospital. It had its lights and sirens on at the time of the crash.
The driver of the pickup truck was traveling northbound when he lost control of his truck, crossed into the southbound lane and collided with the ambulance. The two paramedics were hurt in the crash as they were in the back of the vehicle attending to the patient. The driver of the van sustained serious injuries.
Another rescue van arrived to the scene of the crash. The two paramedics and the ambulance driver were transported to the hospital. Police say the crash remains under active investigation.
Glen Levine, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash: “This was a serious accident that led to persons sustaining injuries. It is very unfortunate to see the first responders that help and serve us hurt in involved in an accident. We wish those involved a quick recovery. We advise drivers to drive with caution and to always use a seat belt whenever you are traveling in a car, SUV or truck.”
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