Ambulance/Pickup Truck Collision near San Fernando Road Left Two Men in Critical Condition

PACOIMA, CA (September 12, 2023) – A traffic crash involving a rescue ambulance on Van Nuys Boulevard early Sunday morning left at least four people injured.

The collision happened around 12:35 a.m. at the intersection of Van Nuys Blvd. and San Fernando Road.

According to the report, a full-size pickup truck broadsided an LAFD Paramedic Rescue ambulance responding to a medical emergency.

The impact of the crash sent the pickup to a nearby utility pole and trapped two male occupants inside.

Eventually, emergency personnel arrived and extricated the two patients before transporting them to a regional trauma center. The two men remained at the hospital in critical condition.

Meanwhile, the two LAFD paramedics managed to exit the ambulance and were hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries.

Additionally, a large portion of the roadway was temporarily shut down to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

No further details regarding the Van Nuys Boulevard traffic crash have been released to the public. Pacoima Officials will provide more information once available.

One small driving mistake can easily lead to a dangerous accident. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances. Moreover, always be prepared and check your vehicle before traveling.


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