Second Leeds ambulance crash

An emergency response car smashed down a lamppost following a collision with another motorist. It is believed that the ambulance vehicle had been answering a 999 call when the accident happened.

The driver of a Citron C1 is thought to have turned right into the passing emergency car as it overtook on Cardigan Road at the junction with Alexandra Road by Poverty Aid UK in Burley, shortly before 6.30pm last night.

The ambulance car mounted the pavement and smashed into a lighting column.

Three people, including the ambulance worker, were treated for minor injuries at the scene. This accident is the second involving an ambulance in Leeds in two days.

An ambulance overturned, injuring four people in Hyde Park on Easter Monday at 1pm. The ambulance is understood to have clipped a car as it turned a corner in Otley Road.

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