San Bernardino, CA: Two vehicle accident involving an ambulance from San Bernardino County Fire Department.
According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, at approximately 9:40 a.m. PT on Thursday, August 8th, 2019, San Bernardino County Fire Department Medic Ambulance 26 (MA26) was involved in a two vehicle traffic accident at the intersection of 40th Street and North Waterman Ave. in San Bernardino, California.
San Bernardino County Fire Medic Ambulance 26 (MA26), stationed in Twin Peaks, was transporting a patient Code 3 (lights and sirens) to a San Bernardino hospital when involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection; causing the ambulance to roll on its side.
Following the collision, crews notified dispatch and requested assistance, then immediately rendered aid to injured parties.
Additional San Bernardino County Fire crews responded and continued rendering medical aid.
Firefighter Paramedics provided medical assistance to the initial ambulance patient, two San Bernardino County Fire Department ambulance operators, and sole occupant/driver of the other vehicle involved in the collision.
All four were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
Ambulance personnel and patient were in restraints and seat belts.
It’s unknown if the other driver was wearing a seat belt.
The accident is under investigation by the San Bernardino Police Department.
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