Several injured when SUV collides with ambulance on Long Island


BELLMORE, LONG ISLAND – Police on Long Island said an ambulance and a car were involved in a collision early Saturday morning.

According to the Daily Voice, the incident occurred while the Bellmore-Merrick Fire Department ambulance was on its way to an emergency call in Nassau County.  As the vehicle was headed north on Newbridge Road at about 12:15 a.m., it was hit by a 2019 Subaru that was going west on Camp Avenue.  The impact caused the ambulance to overturn.

The driver of the ambulance, a 22-year-old woman, sustained hip and leg injuries.  The driver and a front seat passenger, a 25-year-old woman, were taken to an area hospital to be evaluated.

The driver of the Subaru was a 50-year-old woman who had two 14-year-old female passengers in the rear seat.  The two teenagers suffered knee injuries.  One of them was taken to the hospital for treatment while the other refused medical attention.

Police are continuing their investigation into the incident.

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