Maple Rd. reopens after ambulance crash; medical personnel hospitalized


AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — A crash involving an ambulance closed down Maple Rd. from Youngs Rd. to Ayer Rd. in Amherst for hours on Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. on the road’s 1700 block.

Police say a northbound Jeep on Youngs collided with the ambulance, which was headed east on Maple.

Medical personnel in the ambulance were transported to ECMC via another ambulance after suffering non-life threatening injuries.

The accident is under investigation. Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call (716) 689-1311.

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