Car slams into ambulance, killing one

EAST OAK LANE - October 9, 2010

A car plowed into the ambulance and burst into flames on Broad Street at 66th Avenue in East Oak Lane around 2:45 a.m.

The driver of the car was killed.

Police say a 70-year-old patient and another man in the back of the ambulance were injured in the wreck.

Those men, and the 24-year-old medic driving the ambulance, are being treated at nearby hospitals.

The ambulance driver suffered a broken femur but is expected to be okay.

Investigators haven't said what caused the tragedy.

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