Car hits ambulance in Norwalk; 7 people, including paramedic, hospitalized

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

NORWALK, Calif. – Seven people were injured after a car crashed into an ambulance at a Norwalk intersection Friday night, including the patients and one of the paramedics in the ambulance.

It happened shortly after 9 p.m., at the intersection of Imperial Highway and Studebaker Road, deputies said. 

The ambulance carrying patients was going through the intersection with its lights and sirens on, when another car hit the ambulance, sending the ambulance careening into another car waiting at the red light. 

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There were four people inside the car sitting at the red light. All of them were brought to the hospital. The patients that were already in the ambulance and one of the paramedics were also transported. The driver of the car that hit the ambulance drove herself to the hospital, deputies said.

The patients’ conditions weren’t known as of Friday night.

No other information was immediately available.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.