NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — One person is dead and several others are injured after a fire truck collided with an ambulance in Brooklyn.
It happened around 2 a.m. on Myrtle Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Police said the ambulance was on Throop Avenue heading toward Woodhull Hospital, which is only a block away. The fire truck was on Myrtle rushing to a fire on Willoughby Avenue.
As CBS2’s John Dias reported, it appears the fire truck crashed into the side of the ambulance. The ambulance turned on its side and crashed into another vehicle that was stopped at a traffic light.