LANSING - A busy south Lansing intersection was closed for several hours while police investigate a serious crash involving an ambulance and six other vehicles.
Police and fire officials said nine people were injured in the 6:20 p.m. crash at Cedar Street and Miller Road, including the two attendants in the Lansing Fire Department ambulance.
The ambulance was en route to a hospital with a patient when it collided with a dark-colored sedan, they said. The sedan was heavily damaged, and the ambulance sustained significant front-end damage. The other five vehicles involved in the crash had minor damage.
Lansing police Sgt. Jeromy Churchill said most of the injuries were minor, and none was believed to be life-threatening.
In a news release, Lansing police spokesman Robert Merrit said six people were taken to area hospitals, including the two fire department medics.
Witnesses said the ambulance was northbound when it collided with a westbound car. Churchill said he did not know how the crash happened.
The Ingham County Accident Investigation Team was at the scene, and the intersection is likely to remain closed for some time. police said.
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