Two EMS workers injured in wreck

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Ambulance T-boned by pickup truck in Anderson County on 5-31-19 - Courtesy: The Anderson News

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Two Anderson County EMS workers were hurt Friday night after the ambulance they were in was T-boned on the driver’s side by a pickup truck on Carlton Drive, according to The Anderson News.

Both EMS workers and the two people in the pickup truck were taken to the hospital in Frankfort.  No one appeared to be seriously hurt, according to the newspaper report.

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A third EMS worker in the ambulance was not hurt, according to the report.  No names were released.

The ambulance was not on a run and did not have a patient on board at the time of the collision, according to the report.

The Lawrenceburg police chief told the newspaper the pickup truck driver appeared to either run a stop sign on Tara Way or pulled out in front of the ambulance.



A woman who lives on Carlton Drive told the newspaper that the EMS workers, despite being injured, immediately got out of the damaged ambulance and began treating the injured people in the pickup truck.

The accident remains under investigation.

 

*Note:  The accident scene photo that accompanies this story is courtesy of The Anderson News