A two-man paramedic crew was taken to a hospital after a traffic collision caused an ambulance to flip on its side Friday afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Footage from NewsChopper 2 showed numerous police and fire units at the intersection of 16th Street and South Van Ness shortly after the accident at 12:15 p.m. An ambulance could be seen on its side on 16th Street.
San Francisco Police Sgt. Michael Andraychak told KTVU that there were two paramedics on board the private ambulance during the crash, but no patient was involved.
Spokespersons for the police and fire departments said the ambulance had its lights and sirens on when it collided with at least one other vehicle.
The paramedics' injuries were minor.
They were taken to a hospital only as a precaution.