The accident between two ambulances rushing to the same call happened at the corner of Brook Avenue and East 142nd Street in Mott Haven shortly after 4 p.m. The crash also knocked down a street sign.
Surveillance video of the two FDNY ambulances crashing at a East 142nd/Brook Avenue in Mott Haven, for EMTs taken to the hospital with serious injuries, all expected to survive @ABC7 @ABC7NYNewsDesk pic.twitter.com/m1dvlerrWh— Naveen Dhaliwal (@NaveenABC7) August 10, 2019
Within seconds of the accident, Good Samaritans rushed toward the vehicles. In each vehicle were two EMS crews.
The injured EMS crews were taken to the hospital in serious condition with possible broken bones.
No patients were inside the ambulances at the time. The crash is under investigation.
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