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2 hurt after SUV, ambulance collide at busy Henrico intersection

Police urged drivers to use alternate routes until the scene was cleared.
Posted at 1:08 PM, Feb 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-05 17:36:52-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – Authorities said two people were hurt in a crash involving an SUV and an ambulance at a busy Henrico County intersection Wednesday afternoon.

Firefighters said the wreck happened at the intersection of West Broad Street and Gaskins Road just after 11:15 a.m.

"While responding to an emergency call an ambulance from the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad was involved in a crash with a civilian vehicle," Henrico Fire Deputy Chief Tom LaBelle.

Officials said the driver of the SUV and a member of the rescue squad were taken to area hospitals with injuries that were not life-threatening.

No additional details were available at last check.

Police urged drivers to use alternate routes until the scene was cleared.

Officials said the cause of the crash remains under investigation. This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can submit a news tip here. If you see breaking news, and can do so safely, shoot a photo or video and send it to CBS 6. You can also upload photos to our Facebook page or email pics@wtvr.com from your phone.