Tampa, FL - Two Inured in Crash Involving Ambulance on I-75
Tampa, FL (April 9, 2023) - Two people were hurt when an ambulance crashed near Tampa on Sunday, April 9th. The accident took place in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75.
According to an initial report, the ambulance driver entered an incorrect exit ramp. The driver tried to steer the ambulance back onto the highway but struck a guardrail attenuator, causing the vehicle to overturn into the northbound lanes of the highway. Both the driver and a paramedic in the ambulance suffered non-life-threatening injuries. There was one patient on board the ambulance at the time the crash occurred, but no other injuries were reported.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Traffic accidents in Florida take place hundreds of times each day. Last year, more than 400,000 people were hurt in crashes on Florida's roadways. Many of these victims were hurt in accidents caused by other drivers and were not actually at fault for the collision.
We would like to offer our thoughts and well wishes to those who were affected by this ambulance crash in Tampa. We hope for a full recovery.
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