Ambulance hits teen bicyclists in median, kills 1

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Associated Press

Posted on August 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Updated Sunday, Aug 24 at 3:00 PM

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — One teenager was killed and two others were injured when an ambulance struck them as they were riding bicycles in the median of U.S. 25 in Knox County.

According to Kentucky State Police, dispatchers received a 911 call at about 9:55 p.m. on Saturday saying that an ambulance had been involved in a collision. Police say the ambulance was carrying a patient when it dropped off the roadway and hit the teens.

One was pronounced dead at the scene and the other two were taken to Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin for treatment.

Troopers are investigating.

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