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Minor injuries in wreck involving Lexington ambulance

Lexington Fire Dept. firefighters and Lexington Police officers at the scene of an injury accident involving a fire dept. emergency care unit, left, and a SUV, right at the intersection of Tates Creek and Alumni Dr.  in Lexington Ky., Friday, June 14, 2013. The fire dept. ambulance was hit by the SUV. The wreck happened at 4 p.m.Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Lexington Fire Dept. firefighters and Lexington Police officers at the scene of an injury accident involving a fire dept. emergency care unit, left, and a SUV, right at the intersection of Tates Creek and Alumni Dr. in Lexington Ky., Friday, June 14, 2013. The fire dept. ambulance was hit by the SUV. The wreck happened at 4 p.m.Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Two firefighters in an ambulance sustained minor injuries after a wreck Friday at Alumni Drive and Tates Creek Road.

Lexington fire department Battalion Chief Jeff Nantz said an ambulance was transporting a patient and two firefighters were caring for the patient when the wreck happened at about 4 p.m. All three were taken to the hospital.

Police Lt. Sam Murdock said a green Ford Explorer hit the ambulance while turning from Tates Creek Road onto Alumni Drive. The Explorer's driver was not hurt.

In the video below, Nantz described the accident.

Tablet users see the video here.

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