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Two HCFR members hurt after ambulance overturns in Myrtle Beach crash

An ambulance was involved in a crash Monday in Myrtle Beach, police said.
An ambulance was involved in a crash Monday in Myrtle Beach, police said.(Source: WMBF News)
Updated: Jun. 7, 2021 at 1:04 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – Injuries were reported in a crash involving an ambulance Monday in Myrtle Beach.

The crash closed the northbound lanes of Robert M. Grissom Parkway and the westbound lanes of Mr. Joe White Avenue, according to authorities.

Myrtle Beach Police Master Cpl. Tom Vest said the crash, which happened around 12:15 p.m., involved a Horry County Fire Rescue ambulance and an SUV.

A photo from the scene shows the ambulance overturned.

Two HCFR personnel and one other person were all sent to the hospital with injuries, HCFR spokesperson Tony Casey said.

Casey added there was not a patient in the back of the ambulance at the time of the accident.

The public is being asked to avoid the area of the crash and seek alternate routes.

The crash remains under investigation by MBPD.

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