4 hurt when ambulance collides with SUV in Suffolk County

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Monday, March 20, 2017

BOHEMIA, Long Island (WABC) -- Four people were hospitalized after an ambulance collided with an SUV on Long Island.

It happened Sunday on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia.

Police say a private ambulance was traveling north on Oakdale-Bohemia Road when the ambulance and a Suburban traveling westbound on Sunrise Highway Service Road crashed at the intersection at approximately 5:50 p.m.

The Suburban overturned and struck a sedan traveling southbound on Oakdale-Bohemia Road.

Two people in the Suburban and two people in the ambulance were transported to Southside Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The two people in the ambulance are employees of the ambulance company. They suffered head and back injuries.

There was no patient in the ambulance at the time.