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Two injured in wreck involving overturned ambulance in Pinehurst

Posted January 11, 2018 9:52 p.m. EST
Updated July 13, 2018 2:06 p.m. EDT

— Two people were injured after a wreck involving a passenger car and ambulance Thursday night in Pinehurst.

Emergency responders were dispatched at 7:52 p.m. to the intersection of NC Highway 211 and Juniper Lake Road west of Pinehurst to a wreck involving a overturned ambulance.

First responders arrived to find a passenger car sitting in the middle of the highway with heavy front-end damage and a First Health ambulance on its side.

Two injured in wreck involving overturned ambulance in Pinehurst

Two staff members from the First Health ambulance were transported by ambulance to First Health Hospital.

There was not a patient in the ambulance at the time of the crash, and the driver of the car was not taken to the hospital.

There was not a patient onboard the ambulance at the time of the accident, and the driver of the passenger car did not want to be transported to the hospital.

Units with Pinehurst Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, Moore County Sheriff’s Department, Moore County Public Safety, and the NC State Highway Patrol responded to the incident.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.