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 BND.com.

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.

 

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