Ambulance involved in crash with minivan

Ambulance involved in crash with minivan
The ambulance driver and a passenger in the ambulance were taken to an area hospital for possible injuries. (Source: KFVS/stock image)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - A Ballard County, Kentucky ambulance was involved in a crash early Monday morning, January 27.

The crash happened at U.S. 60 and New Holt Rd. in Paducah at approximately 12:35 a.m.

The crash involved a Ballard County Ambulance Service van and a minivan.

The driver of the ambulance, Alexandria M. Clark, 22 of Paducah, told police she was traveling east with the van’s emergency lights activated when she approached a red light at New Holt Rd., but the vehicle’s siren was not working.

Clark said she conducted a “rolling stop” and proceeded into the intersection when the ambulance hit a Honda Odyssey minivan broadside.

The driver of the minivan, Octavio N. Ramos, 24 of Paducah, told police he had a green light, so he continue through the intersection.

Ramos said he did not see the ambulance.

Clark and a passenger in the ambulance, Josh Berry of Greer, South Carolina, were taken to an area hospital for treatment of possible injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

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