Surprising video reveals the second an ambulance was flipped over on its aspect after an SUV slammed into it at an intersection in Brooklyn.
The non-public ambulance was touring by the intersection of 18th Avenue and 52nd Avenue in Mapleton, its lights blazing, simply earlier than 12:30 a.m. Sunday, when it was clipped on the rear passenger aspect by the SUV driving down 52nd Avenue, in response to the FDNY and video from the scene.
The collision despatched the ambulance careening throughout 18th Avenue and toppled the car over, leaving it on it’s aspect in the midst of the road, video reveals.
Dozens of pedestrians, a lot of whom weren’t sporting face masks, seemed on as an NYPD pulled the car proper aspect up, in response to the video.
Two sufferers with minor accidents had been transported from the scene of the smash-up by one other non-public ambulance, and two people refused medical consideration, in response to the FDNY.
The ambulance, which was marked American Medical Response, is a part of a fleet of personal ambulances that’s being utilized by FEMA for COVID-19 outbreak transportation, in response to a dispatcher at AMR.
It’s not instantly clear if anybody within the ambulance was contaminated with the virus, or who was at fault within the accident.