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Car crashes into ambulance in Pinellas Park, 5 transported to hospital

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Posted at 6:24 PM, Jul 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-31 09:52:23-04

PINELLAS PARK, Fla.  — Pinellas Park Police said a crash involving an ambulance sent five people to the hospital Friday evening.

The ambulance was transporting a critically ill patient when it collided with a blue BMW at the intersection of 118th Ave. N. and 49th St., according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.

Police said everyone in the ambulance was transported to Bayfront; the patient still critical. The three paramedics and firefighter/paramedic who were inside the ambulance at the time are all stable.

According to police, the people in the BMW refused care at the scene.

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Pinellas Park Police said it is too early to say who is at fault.

At this time, the southbound lanes are closed and all directions are impacted. Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible.