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One Dead, Eight Hurt in Fire Truck, Ambulance Collision in Brooklyn

Heart attack patient dies in collision

Fire Engineering Staff

BROOKLYN – WABC reports that an ambulance transporting a heart attack patient was struck by a fire truck responding to a fire in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The patient died and a family member was seriously injured.

Eight members of the FDNY were also injured.

Two EMTs and six firefighters were transported to Bellevue Hospital.

None of their injuries were reported as serious.