Three EMTS and two others were injured early Sunday afternoon when an ambulance traveling with its emergency lights and siren activated collided with a passenger vehicle in a Boston intersection, according to Massachusetts State Police.
Armstrong Ambulance says the emergency vehicle was responding to a call when it was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of Market Street and Western Avenue in Boston just after 1 p.m.
There were three emergency medical technicians inside the ambulance at the time of the crash, but no patients. All three suffered minor injuries and were taken to an area hospital.
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The two occupants in the passenger vehicle also sustained minor injuries in the crash, police said. One was taken to a local hospital, while the other was treated at the scene.
The ambulance sustained serious damaged and was towed from the scene, according to Armstrong Ambulance. The other vehicle was also towed.
The crash remains under investigation.