Bellmore-Merrick ambulance struck on Newbridge Road


An ambulance from Bellmore-Merrick Emergency Medical Services was struck early Saturday morning by another vehicle, causing it to turn on its side. 

According to the Nassau County Police Department, the ambulance was responding to an emergency call and heading north on Newbridge Road, when it was struck by a sedan traveling west on Camp Avenue, just down the block from Mepham High School, around 12:16 a.m. 

The passengers of the sedan included a female driver, 50, and two females in the backseat, both 14.  The rear passengers suffered knee injuries, and one was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

The ambulance was operated by a female, 22, and had a female passenger in the front seat,  25. The driver suffered a hip and leg injury. Both were also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. 

An accident investigation is ongoing.