Police in Rockford are searching for a man who chose a very peculiar vehicle for a joyride. Officers say the suspect stole an ambulance from the parking lot of Rockford Memorial Hospital.
A 30-year-old West Side woman was driving under the influence Sunday night when, according to police, she got behind the wheel of a Chicago Fire Department ambulance that was parked outside a South Side hospital, and took it for a ride, crashing it into some parked cars about a mile away.
A 37-year-old man is in police custody Sunday morning after he crashed an ambulance he allegedly stole from a hospital in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
A West Side man was ordered held on $50,000 bond Sunday after being charged with stealing an ambulance with his friend and two paramedics inside Saturday morning in the Garfield Park community.