Ga. ambulance crash kills 2 EMTs, patient
OCILLA, Ga. — A Georgia ambulance crash killed 2 EMTs and a patient when it collided with a semitrailer on a Georgia highway on Thursday, according to multiple media reports.
In a news release, the Georgia State Patrol confirmed the wreck happened around 5 a.m. Thursday on state Highway 32, near the town of Ocilla in south Georgia, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.
Authorities said the Coffee Co. ambulance was heading east with its lights and siren activated when a westbound semi jack-knifed across the center line and into the path of the ambulance.
Charles Arvin Smith, 65, of Tifton, was the patient inside the ambulance. He died in the crash.
The EMTs were identified as Teresa Ann Davis, 44, of Axson, who was driving the ambulance, and Randall Whiddon, 56, of Ashburn, who was riding in the front passenger seat.
Read more: Atlanta-Journal Constitution