BROOKLYN, NY – Two ambulances collided in Prospect Lefferts Gardens last Monday night, resulting in injuries to four EMTs, WPIX reports.
The crash was occurred within the intersection of Midwood Street and Brooklyn Avenue shortly before 11 p.m.
Firefighters say one EMT was transported to a local hospital while three others were treated for minor injuries at the scene of the crash.
Video from the scene shows that one ambulance received front-end damage and came to rest in the roadway. The other ambulance ended up on the sidewalk after jumping the curb. WPIX did not provide any information about the cause of the crash.
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