Ambulance and car collide in Champaign Co.

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — An ambulance on a medical call finds itself at the center of an accident.

The crash happened on U.S. 36 and State Route 559 Saturday afternoon.

According to officials, a car was heading westbound on U.S. 36 when it collided with a medic heading southbound on 559.

The ambulance was on a medical run and hadn’t picked up a patient yet.

The driver and a passenger in the ambulance were not hurt. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The accident remains under investigation. No word on whether anyone will be cited.

The ambulance will be out of service for a while. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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