LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– Seven people were hurt Monday in a Louisville crash that involved an ambulance and five other vehicles.
It happened around 3:04 p.m. on the Watterson Expressway (I-264) eastbound at Bells Lane.
Officials say the driver of the ambulance pulled over when a patient in the back became combative.
When the driver went back to help with the combative patient — the ambulance was hit by a dump truck.
Jody Meiman, Louisville Metro EMS Director, identified the two EMT’s involved as Christopher Barrett and Kristopher Haeberlin.
Meiman told WAVE 3 News that Barrett’s condition was listed as serious, and Haberlin is stable, with several scrapes and bruises. Both are awake and talking, according to authorities.
Five other people, including a juvenile, were taken to area hospitals and are expected to be okay.
No charges have been filed.