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Ambulance struck by vehicle in Johnston County

Posted December 25, 2009

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— An ambulance was hit by a vehicle while responding to a call Friday afternoon on N.C. Highway 210 in Johnston County.

The crash impact flipped the ambulance on Old Fairgrounds Road, near the Johnston-Harnett county line, authorities said.

The ambulance then hit a SUV, authorities said.

Three emergency workers were inside the ambulance at the time of the crash. They were transported to WakeMed.

Paramedics also took a total of three people from inside the other two vehicles to the hospital.

The injuries of all those involved appeared to be non-life-threatening, authorities said.

Authorities said the ambulance driver might have gone through the intersection before it was clear.

No charges will be filed in the wreck, authorities said.

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  • SkepticalGirl Dec 25, 2009

    That sounds like it might have been the EMS from 50-210. They're good folks, and out helping other people on Christmas. Hope they (or whoever was hurt) are ok and back home for the rest of the holiday.