MARION, OH~ On Monday, an ambulance and a police car were involved in a collision while responding to a report of a possible drowning in Marion. Both vehicles were traveling at high speeds when the accident occurred.
According to information provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Marion post, the incident took place at approximately 3:07 p.m. at the intersection of Fairground Street and North Main Street. A collision occurred between a police officer with the Marion Police Department, who was 51 years old and driving a 2021 Ford Explorer, and a Marion resident who was 22 years old and driving a 2019 Ford F-550 for the Marion City Ambulance Service. An adult male from Marion, aged 24, was transported in the ambulance with the other patients.
According to the state troopers, the ambulance was moving in the other direction on Fairground Street, in the direction of west, while the police car was heading north on North Main Street. It is stated that a police vehicle collided with the ambulance as it was entering the intersection. After losing control at the northwest corner of the intersection and rolling over, the ambulance came to rest on its side in the middle of the road. The officer was initially taken to Marion General Hospital in an ambulance, and then he was flown to Riverside Methodist Hospital in a helicopter. Regarding his condition, the state police have not made any comments. Both the ambulance driver and the passenger received medical attention at Marion General Hospital for their relatively minor injuries.
at response to a report of someone possibly drowning at Quarry Park, both automobiles were heading in that direction. The Marion General Hospital is currently providing medical attention to the individual who had to be pulled from the sea. The Marion post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is continuing their investigation into what led up to the crash. The Ohio State Highway Patrol received assistance from the Marion Police Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Marion Township Fire and EMS, and the Marion City Fire and EMS departments.
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