Three injured in Durham crash involving an ambulance

Three people were injured in a crash involving an ambulance early Monday morning.

A Durham Police Department watch commander said the crash occurred at approximately 2:41 a.m. near West Lakewood Avenue and Blackwell Street. The ambulance was responding to an emergency call when run into by an SUV, police said.

The impact knocked the ambulance onto its side.

According to news reports, three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to a hospital.

Two Durham police units responded to the scene.

Police did not confirm if the injured individuals had been traveling in the civilian SUV or in the emergency vehicle.

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