2 hurt as ambulance crashes into Lafayette Ave. store

BROOKLYN - Two people were injured earlier today when an ambulance crashed into an appliance store on Lafayette Avenue.

Witnesses say two ambulances drove through the light on Lewis Avenue. Officials say a car driving down Lafayette saw the first one, but was not aware the second one was right behind it.

The ambulance and the car collided, sending the ambulance head-first into a store. Neighbors say no one was in the store at the time.

The two paramedics suffered minor injuries, according to police. They say one was taken to Woodhull Hospital and the other was taken to Kings County Hospital.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Residents are concerned about the safety of items 1 The Buzz: Safety concerns in wake of 8-year-old boy's death
Kevin Reilly, 8, died after a heavy planter 2 Vigil remembers 8-year-old killed by fallen planter box
A kid from the Bronx is one of 3 Actor from the Bronx stars in '13 Reasons Why'
In honor of National Superhero Day, News 12 4 Word on the Street: Superheroes
There will be a few road closures over 5 Weekend travel advisory, April 28-30

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE