Fort Myers ambulance crash now a fatality
FORT MYERS, Fla. - A crash involving an ambulance and a sports utility vehicle in Fort Myers on Tuesday has taken the life of an unborn child.
Witnesses tell Fort Myers police the ambulance ran a stop sign at Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard and Canal Street hitting the SUV carrying four people. Six people in all were injured in the crash.
Witnesses also say the ambulance was not running with lights and sirens even though it was carrying a patient to the hospital.
Police are now conducting a traffic homicide investigation and working with the State Attorney's Office and the Medical Examiner.