Adair County ambulance involved in vehicle crash

Adair County Ambulance Accident, Oct. 23

An Adair County ambulance was involved in a crash while transporting a patient Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 63 and Briggs Street in Macon just after 1:30 p.m.

ACAD personnel were on a run transporting the patient to Columbia when another vehicle struck the right front passenger side of the ambulance. The ambulance then struck a concrete pillared pole.

The crew of the ambulance was treated and released from Samaritan Hospital in Macon. The patient in the ambulance was transported to Columbia by a Macon County ambulance.

The extent of injuries to others is unknown at this time.

The ambulance was significantly damaged.