Two ambulances crashed while responding to fire rescue in East Boston, resulting in multiple injuries, authorities report.
The collision occurred on Chelsea Street, off East Boston Expressway. After they received a call for help, the ambulances were on their way to respond to a fire, police said.
The crash reportedly happened as EMS headed to the scene of the fire, near the exit to Meridian Street. Consequently, as a result of the collision, four fire crew members sustained injuries.
Fortunately, the other crews put out the fire. They also rescued the victims who were involved in the incident.
Fire crews rescued five people; however, two people sustained severe injuries. Subsequently, EMS transported the victims to a nearby hospital.
Additionally, authorities stated that the injured crew members were taken to the hospital. That’s a total of six people involved in the accident, including fire incident victims and crew members. They may have injuries to the head, arms, and legs. At this time, authorities have not released the victim’s conditions.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this crash. “It isn’t everyday that you see two ambulances collide while dispatched on a fire call. We are very sorry to see it happen here in Boston. We hope that all of the injured people involved have a speedy recovery from this crash.”
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