2 NC EMS workers, car driver injured in crash involving ambulance


Three people, including two EMS workers, were taken to the hospital after a serious crash involving an ambulance on Highway 158 Sunday morning.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said a driver of a Nissan Altima pulled out in front of a Rockingham County ambulance when it was on the way to a call. 

The driver of the Altima was leaving the Dollar General parking lot when it hit the ambulance and took the brunt of the impact.

The car went into a ditch beside the road. Both vehicles appeared to narrowly avoid crashing into three large electrical transformers just feet from the roadside.

The driver of the Altima suffered serious injuries according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol. 

The driver and passenger of the ambulance also went to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

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