Firefighting

New Jersey Ambulance Driver Dies During Transport

A New Jersey driver of an ambulance carrying one of the victims of a house fire died as he drove to the hospital, reports nj.com. The patient in the ambulance survived.

The fire in Stillwater killed one person, according to the county’s first assistant prosecutor. It is currently being investigated by New Jersey State Police arson investigators, as well as the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit.

The second injured occupant of the house was taken away in the ambulance that crashed shortly afterwards. The driver apparently had a medical issue and crashed, said Sgt. Adam Grossman of the State Police.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, Grossman said.

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