CHICAGO (CBS) — A crash left an ambulance overturned Thursday evening on the city’s Northwest Side.
The accident happened at Addison Street and Kimball Avenue, on the boundary between the Avondale and Irving Park communities. Police said it happened at 8:06 p.m.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rising Temperatures Through The Weekend But Snow Possible Next Week
Emergency medical technicians were in the private Elite ambulance when it was broadsided by another car. The rig then flipped, trapping them inside.READ MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
From the ground, first responders were seen helping their colleagues onto stretchers.
They had to bust out the ambulance’s front window to get the injured paramedics out safely. They were then transported to the hospital.MORE NEWS: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
We spotted a vehicle with its front bumper detached. It appeared to have been involved somehow.