3 hospitalized after truck slams into ambulance near I-85 ramp

An ambulance crash near an I-85 ramp sent three people to the hospital Saturday evening.

The fire department, police and a tow truck responded to the scene of a crash on Clairmont Road in Brookhaven where a truck had reportedly failed to yield, colliding with an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance that was on its way to an emergency. Luckily, there were no patients inside the vehicle yet.

The two passengers of the ambulance were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

One passenger of the truck was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Crews worked to get the overturned vehicle turned right side up at around 6:30 p.m.

By 6:36 p.m., the scene began to clear, some traffic was allowed to flow, and the ambulance was towed away at 6:47 p.m.

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Overturned ambulance on I-85.

The driver of the truck was arrested for driving without a license and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.