MARION, Ohio — Three first responders were injured when an ambulance and a police cruiser collided in Marion while responding to a park for a reported drowning on Monday.
The Marion Fire Department said the crash happened just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of North Main and Fairground streets.
First responders were on their way to Quarry Park on a report of someone who was drowning when the collision occurred.
Two paramedics in the ambulance were taken to a Marion General Hospital to be treated for minor injuries. An officer was also taken to Marion General, but later flown to Riverside Methodist Hospital, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Additional paramedics were sent to Quarry Park to help the drowning victim. That person was taken to a hospital and their condition was described as stable.
The crash is under investigation.
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