North Port Ambulance Hit By Careless Driver Officials Say Pay Attention


North Port Ambulance Hit By Careless Driver Officials Say Pay Attention

North Port Ambulance Hit By Careless Driver Officials Say Pay Attention

North Port Ambulance Hit By Careless Driver Officials Say Pay Attention

@CityofNorthPort tweeted out yesterday (9/29/20)... "Please pull over and please keep a heads up for lights and sirens out there!"....

Yesterday, (9/29/20) The City of North Port, reported that Rescue 84 was responding to an EMS call when the first responder’s vehicle was involved in a head on collision with another vehicle on Prince Blvd. between San Mateo Dr. and Harberland Blvd. in North Port.

According to the City of North Port, the driver of the car which “caused the collision” was "pulling around the vehicle in front of them which had pulled to the side of the road because of the oncoming rescue. The City of North Port reported that both vehicles were damaged and only minor injuries were sustained.

The city also said.... "Emergency personnel risk their lives every day to help the community and sometimes first responders face that risk just getting there. The City of North Port posted a tweet, reminding residents who are on the roadway to pay attention to emergency vehicles with their lights and sirens on.

Drivers are encouraged to move over quickly and carefully to allow emergency vehicles--ambulances, fire department vehicles, police vehicles, and privately owned vehicles for firefighter or life support agencies-- to pass."