Five Hurt in Ambulance, Bus Crash in New York

Five Hurt in Ambulance, Bus Crash in New York

News Dec 12, 2012

Five people including three New York EMS providers were injured Tuesday in a collision between an ambulance and a bus.

One of the EMTs with North Seneca Ambulance, Amy Kaplan, 22, was flown to Strong Hospital for a head injury, according to WHEC.

The ambulance that was running emergency collided with the bus in Waterloo while on its way to a hospital with a patient, the station reported.

The ARC bus struck the ambulance sending it off the road and into a utility pole.

There were no passengers on the bus.

EMT Reginald L. Bailey, 43, was transported to Strong Hospital by Phelps Ambulance for a possible side injury, while the driver of the ambulance, William R. Storrs, 24, was taken to Geneva General Hospital by Finger Lakes Ambulance for evaluation.

The bus driver, Patricia A. Putney, 59, was transported to Geneva General Hospital for possible head and neck injury, the station reported.

The wreck remains under investigation by the Waterloo Police Department and New York State Police.



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