2 die in Delaware ambulance crash

June 17, 2008 7:55:12 AM PDT
Two people are dead after an ambulance accident on Route 24 near the Lewes/Rehoboth Fire Company substation in Angola.

State Police say the Mid-Sussex Rescue Squad Ambulance was the only vehicle involved. The crash occurred about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The paramedic, a 31-year-old woman, and the patient, an 82-year-old woman, both died in the crash. Another medic and the driver of the ambulance were hurt in the crash.

The patient was being transported from a nursing home to the Beebe Medical Center. The paramedic and an EMT were performing CPR on the patient while enroute to the hospital.