LAS VEGAS (AP) — An ambulance crash in Las Vegas has killed an emergency medical technician and a patient.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the ambulance was on a non-emergency call taking a patient between facilities when the driver lost control on a wet road early Tuesday morning.
The Nevada Highway Patrol says the American Medical Response ambulance crashed and rolled into a rocky embankment near an Interstate 15 on-ramp.
The EMT in his 50s and patient in his 60s died at the scene.
The driver was hospitalized and is expected to survive.
Police say the overnight rainfall was a factor in the crash.
Highway Patrol trooper will escort the EMTs body to the coroner's office. Names of the EMT and patient were not immediately released.