Mesa Ambulance Involved in Crash While Responding to Serious Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle crash in Mesa, Arizona left one person critically injured and closed Baseline Road. An ambulance responding to the scene was involved in a separate minor crash, but no additional injuries were reported.

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Mesa Ambulance Involved in Crash While Responding to Serious Motorcycle Accident

Mesa Ambulance Involved in Crash While Responding to Serious Motorcycle Accident

On Sunday, May 12, 2024, a Mesa ambulance was involved in a minor crash while responding to a serious motorcycle accident near Baseline and Alma School roads in Mesa, Arizona. The initial motorcycle crash occurred just before 9 a.m. and involved a car and a motorcycle, leaving the motorcyclist hospitalized in critical condition.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the risks that emergency responders face while rushing to save lives, and it also underscores the importance of ensuring road safety to prevent such accidents from occurring in the first place.

According to the Mesa Police Department, the passengers in the car involved in the motorcycle crash were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Baseline Road was closed in both directions as police investigated the incident.

While en route to the scene of the motorcycle accident, the Mesa ambulance was struck by a vehicle near US 60 and Country Club Drive. Fortunately, the ambulance crash was minor, and no one was hurt in that incident.

Both the motorcycle crash and the ambulance crash are currently under investigation by the Mesa Police Department. No further details have been released at this time regarding the circumstances leading up to either incident or the identities of those involved.

The motorcycle crash in Mesa left one person critically injured and closed Baseline Road in both directions on Sunday morning. An ambulance responding to the scene was involved in a separate minor crash nearby, but fortunately no additional injuries were reported in that incident. Investigations into both crashes are ongoing.

Key Takeaways

  • Mesa ambulance involved in minor crash while responding to motorcycle accident.
  • Motorcyclist hospitalized in critical condition after crash with car.
  • Car passengers taken to hospital with minor injuries.
  • Baseline Road closed in both directions for investigation.
  • Both crashes under investigation by Mesa Police Department.