An Allina ambulance landed on its side in Minneapolis Wednesday night when it was struck by a passenger car, which caused it to roll, police said.
Three people were hurt, two paramedics and the driver of a black car that hit the ambulance at 14th Street and Portland Avenue. Allina spokesperson Tim Burke said the two paramedics in the ambulance were taken to Abbot Northwestern Hospital, the person in the passenger vehicle was brought to Hennepin County Medical Center. All three victims were released from their hospital visit later the same night.
According to police, a small car hit the ambulance around 8 p.m.. The collision caused the ambulance to hit a parked vehicle before it tipped on its side. Three people inside the parked car were not hurt.
The ambulance was not responding to an incident at the time of the accident and had no patients inside, Burke said, adding that it was not seriously damaged in the crash.