Fire department ambulance involved in crash; 2 injured

Two people, one of them a firefighter, suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a Las Vegas Fire & Rescue ambulance, fire department officials said.

The ambulance collided with another vehicle about 9:25 a.m. at the intersection of Bonneville Avenue and Fourth Street. The ambulance was returning to its station after a call and was not using its emergency lights or siren.

A firefighter in the cab of the ambulance and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital; both complained of neck and back pain, fire department officials said.

The intersection was closed, and Metro Police were investigating.

About Philip Hayes

Phil is currently an active career Captain with the City of Stamford Fire & Rescue Department. He spent more than 20 years with Stamfords' Rescue 1 and has experience as a former Paramedic, EMS Instructor, Rescue Diver and Fire Officer. Before moving to Connecticut to join the Stamford Fire & Rescue Department, he spent many several years as a paramedic in Southern Westchester County, NY. Phil is also experienced with graphic design, multimedia development, digital video and audio. Phil brings both vision and implementation experiences of internet technology solutions and is critical in developing the web-strategy plans and operational infrastructure to Sirius Innovations and the Village sites.