Patient Dies, Medics Hurt in Mo. Ambulance Crash

A patient died and two medics were injured Wednesday night when a Missouri ambulance crashed.

The 23-year-old medic with  riding with the patient was seriously injured when the Vernon County Ambulance District ambulance overturned on I-49 north of Harrisonville, according to

The driver lost control on the wet highway, causing the ambulance to veer off the road and overturn. 

It is not known if the 65-year-old patient being transported to a hospital died of crash injuries or an existing condition. The driver suffered minor injuries.

The Missouri State Police are investigating.