Three people ended up in the hospital this morning after a San Francisco Fire Department ambulance headed East on Geary Boulevard in Laurel Heights was broadsided by another vehicle traveling North on Spruce Street. SFFD paramedics in the ambulance were responding to a call, sirens on, when the second vehicle hit their passenger side. The paramedic riding shotgun was taken to a nearby hospital, although the Examiner reports her injuries were considered minor.
The other two victims in the northbound car were also hospitalized. Fire Department spokesperson Lt. Mindy Talmadge did not immediately have any information on their injuries, but she did explain to the the Examiner that the ambulance sustained "a huge indentation in the passenger side" and had to be towed from the scene.
The driver of the ambulance did not suffer any injuries.