Two Firefighters Among the Injured, After Car Collides with Ambulance
BROOKSVILLE – Just after 11:00 am, Emergency Dispatchers received a frantic call from a female firefighter, claiming that they were just involved in a major accident, at the intersection of Cortez Blvd and Mariner Blvd.
The injured firefighter sounded as if she was in extreme distress, according to radio traffic we intercepted, but her exact injuries are unknown.
According to Assistant Chief Kevin Carroll, the driver of the yellow convertible suffered a medical condition and collided with a Hernando County Fire Rescue Unit, injuring a Medic and EMT. The injuries appear to be minor, according to Carroll.
A third vehicle was also involved but it unknown if the occupants were injured.
The Florida Highway Patrol will be investigating the cause of the accident.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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