Fire dept. ambulance collides with car; firefighter hurt

The ambulance was returning to its station after a call and was not using its lights or sirens


Las Vegas Sun

LAS VEGAS — Two people, one of them a firefighter, suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a Las Vegas Fire & Rescue ambulance, fire department officials said.

The ambulance collided with another vehicle about 9:25 a.m. at the intersection of Bonneville Avenue and Fourth Street. The ambulance was returning to its station after a call and was not using its emergency lights or siren.

A firefighter in the cab of the ambulance and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital; both complained of neck and back pain, fire department officials said.

The intersection was closed, and Metro Police were investigating.

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