2 hurt after Richmond ambulance van runs off road, hits trees

Posted at 12:59 PM, Mar 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-06 15:59:15-05
Ambulance photo

Ambulance crashes into woods (SOURCE: CBS 6 viewer Bill B.)

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Two people were hurt when a Richmond Ambulance Authority Van ran into trees off Route 60 in Powhatan, Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar said.

“The 19 year-old male driver suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to VCU Medical Center. The 27 year-old male passenger also suffered serious non-life threatening injuries and was flown by State Police Med-Flight to VCU Medical Center,” Molnar said. “There were no patients onboard at the time of the crash.”

The crash happened while the vehicle traveled in the westbound lanes of  Route 60 east of Ballsville Road about 11:30 a.m.

State Police continue to investigate what caused the ambulance to crash.

This is a developing story.