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Investigation After Ambulance Crash Near Southampton
An investigation's underway after an ambulance was involved in a crash with a car near Southampton.
It happened on the A27 in Bursledon yesterday afternoon. One crew member and two people from the car were taken to hospital.
They weren't seriously hurt.
A South Central Ambulance Service spokesperson said:
"South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) can confirm that a car and a rapid response vehicle (RRV) were involved in a collision on Tuesday 16 September at approximately 15:33 hours on the A27, Bursledon.
"The rapid response vehicle was not travelling under emergency road conditions at the time of the incident.
"We dispatched further emergency resources to assess and treat three casualties.
"Three casualties, the member of staff in the RRV and two patients in the third party vehicle, were conveyed to University Hospital Southampton with injuries believed to be non-life threatening.
"An investigation has commenced into the circumstances of the incident and therefore we are unable to comment further at this time."
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