Minor Injury Reported Following Vehicle Crash With Ambulance

WEST ELLICOTT, NY (WNY News Now) – One person suffered a minor injury following a vehicle t-bone crash involving an ambulance just west of Jamestown.

A Chautauqua County EMS Ambulance responding to a medical call was struck by a SUV in the intersection of Fairmount and Dunham Avenues around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

The driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries as a result of the collision. They were taken to UPMC Chautauqua Hospital for treatment.

The ambulance’s driver was also transported to the hospital for evaluation.

A preliminary investigation by Town of Ellicott Police found the SUV, which was headed East on Fairmount Avenue, failed to yield for the Ambulance, which was traveling south on Dunham Avenue, with lights and sirens activated.

At the time, the emergency vehicle was responding to a medical call in the Town of Kiantone.

As of now, police are still looking into if charges will be placed against the SUV’s driver.

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