CHICAGO (CBS) – Aurora Police say several people are seriously injured after an ambulance crashed into another vehicle while transporting a patient to the hospital.
Officers say the Aurora Fire Department ambulance T-boned a minivan just after 4 p.m. Wednesday at Galena and West Streets in Aurora.
Police report the ambulance had a patient in the vehicle and lights and sirens were activated while the ambulance headed westbound on Galena and T-boned the minivan going southbound on West Street at the stop sign.
11 people were injured and transferred to hospitals.
The 22-year-old minivan driver, a 27-year-old female passenger, and six children were all taken to a hospital.
The six children include two one-year-old twin boys, and children ages 4, 6, 12, and 13.
Serious Injury Crash at Galena and West-Approx. 4:10 p.m. Preliminary Investigation: Aurora Fire Dept. Ambulance with patient in vehicle and lights and sirens activated was heading westbound on Galena and got… https://t.co/lXhUMVCTYw
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A one-year-old boy and 12-year-old boy are being transferred to a Chicago hospital for serious head wounds.
The two Aurora Fire Department Paramedics and the patient in the ambulance were treated for non-life threatenign injuries.
This is a developing story.