Five people injured in crash involving ambulance

A crash involving three vehicles, including an ambulance on S.R. 122 in Red Lion (Photo: Zev Orenstein)

RED LION, Ohio (WDTN) — A crash involving three vehicles, including an ambulance left five people injured in Warren County.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened just before 8 a.m. Friday on S.R. 122, by S.R. 123 and Hart Road.

It happened near the Red Lion community, near a five-way intersection.

Authorities say a car was going east on S.R. 122 when it pulled over to let the ambulance, with lights and siren on, pass.

According to authorities, a pickup truck tried to pass the car and hit the ambulance head-on.

The ambulance flipped onto its side during the crash.

Authorities say the ambulance was transporting one patient at the time of the crash.

Five people were taken to Atriium Medical Center. Authorities did not release conditions of the crash victims, but did say no one was killed in the crash.

State Route 122 is shut down between 741 and Hart Road due to the crash.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is leading the investigation.

2 NEWS has a crew on the scene and will provide updates as the story develops.

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