Detroit police, ambulance involved in crash
Detroit — Detroit police and emergency vehicles were involved in a rollover crash Saturday night on the city’s west side, authorities said.
Police said the crash occurred at 10 p.m. at Chicago and Linwood in Detroit’s Boston Edison neighborhood.
A Detroit ambulance was T-boned by a Detroit police car at the intersection of Chicago and Linwood while transporting a patient from a fire on Lawrence Street. Officers and EMS workers were removed from their vehicles with injuries and transported to the hospital.
Detroit Police Capt. Darrell Patterson said the ambulance and police cruiser were headed to different locations with their emergency lights on when the crash occurred.
The ambulance fell onto its side and the cruiser landed at the foot of a resident's porch. No one inside the house was injured, police said.
Two officers were involved in the crash. One is in temporary serious condition and another is in stable condition. Two emergency medical technicians are in temporary serious condition and the patient they were transporting is in stable condition, Detroit Police Sgt. Nichole Kirkwood said Sunday.