Medic driving ambulance hospitalized after rollover

Kent County
ada township fulton street spaulding avenue crash

Emergency crews on scene of major crash at Fulton Street and Spaulding Avenue in Ada Township. (July 28, 2019)

ADA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The driver of an ambulance was seriously hurt in a rollover crash east of Grand Rapids early Sunday.

It happened around 2 a.m. on Fulton Street near Spaulding Avenue in Ada Township.

Michigan State Police say an ambulance from Rockford Ambulance was sideswiped. The crash sent both vehicles into the ditch and caused the ambulance to roll several times. The ambulance landed on the driver’s side and the driver was pinned in.

After being freed, the driver was taken to the hospital in another ambulance with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The passenger in the ambulance was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Th driver of the car wasn’t hurt. MSP said that person may have been drinking before the crash.

It wasn’t immediately clear what charges may be filed.

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