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Four injured in ambulance crash

Four people were injured when an ambulance was involved in a head-on crash with a van in East Yorkshire.

The accident happened on the A164 at Carnaby in Bridlington as the ambulance was answering a call on Saturday night.

The ambulance driver, a 44-year-old woman from Hunmanby, suffered multiple injuries. Her passenger, a 42-year-old Scarborough man, suffered a broken rib.

The 18-year-old van driver had a broken leg. His 14-year-old passenger escaped with minor injuries.

The ambulance driver and the two teenagers were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary by an air sea rescue helicopter from RAF Leconfield.

The ambulance passenger was taken to Scarborough hospital. The ambulance was not carrying a patient at the time.

Humberside Police have urged anyone who witnessed the accident to contact them.



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