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Van and ambulance collide in Waterloo

An ARC van and an ambulance crashed in Waterloo Tuesday afternoon.
Waterloo (WHAM) -- An ARC van and an ambulance crashed in Waterloo Tuesday afternoon.

It happened on Routes 5 & 20 near Reed Road.

Police say an ARC van and a North Seneca ambulance both heading westbound crashed just after 2 p.m. The ambulance was then forced into a telephone pole.

The driver was the sole occupant of the ARC van. There's no word on whether or not that person was hurt.

The ambulance was en route to Geneva General Hospital with one patient on board, plus a driver and two paramedics. One of the workers was airlifted to a nearby hospital.  There's no word yet if anyone else on board was injured.

Traffic has been reduced from four lanes to two in that area.

An investigation into what caused the crash is ongoing.
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