Car Hits HEMSI Ambulance; 2 Paramedics Hurt

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MADISON, Ala. (WHNT) – Two HEMSI paramedics were hurt Monday afternoon when their ambulance was hit from behind.

Madison Police say the ambulance had just come off I-565 west and was on the Wall Triana exit waiting in traffic.  Another vehicle hit the ambulance in the rear.

Both members of the HEMSI crew were hurt, and taken to a nearby hospital in separate ambulances.  They were transporting a patient, but that person was not injured.  Another ambulance came to transport the patient.

The Wall Triana exit from I-565 west is closed for the time being until police clear the scene.

-Story updated Monday 3:23pm