Several People Hurt In Pileup Involving Car, Truck Ambulance In Carlstadt
CARLSTADT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) -- A semi-trailer truck, an ambulance and a car were involved in a monumental crash in Carlstadt, New Jersey Friday evening.
Carlstadt police said the accident happened in front of 3167 Washington Ave. in the Bergen County municipality.
Carlstadt police said a minivan or taxi attempting to make a left turn into a gas station caused an ambulance to swerve into oncoming traffic and strike the car and the truck.
Police said at least four or five people were injured. The extent of their injuries was not immediately learned, but their injuries were not life-threatening, police said.
The ambulance was from Moonachie and was headed to Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, police said. It was not clear whether there was a patient in the ambulance.
New Jersey State Police also responded.
Separately, another semi-trailer truck was demolished in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike in Carlstadt, not far away from the multi-vehicle accident scene.
Details on that crash and any possible injuries were not immediately available.
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