Ambulance Near Del Mar Rear Ended: Two EMT’s Injured
This week, two emergency medical technicians (EMT’s) were injured when their ambulance was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver. According to Fox Channel Five News, the incident happened on Interstate 5 sometime before 1:25 a.m., near Del Mar.
Apparently, both vehicles were headed northbound, approaching Via De La Valle, when the apparent drunk driver rammed into the ambulance from behind. The suspect’s car caught fire after the impact, and firefighters with the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department had to put out the flames. Two EMT’s were transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries, which were described as minor. The suspected drunk driver was arrested on the scene.