Police Press Releases Waterloo Regional Police

Ambulance Involved In Hit And Run

Publish Date: Dec 29, 2020
Incident Date: Dec 28, 2020

On Monday, December 29, 2020, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Waterloo Regional Police responded to the area of King Street East at Fairview Avenue in Kitchener for a hit and run collision involving a vehicle and a Region of Waterloo Paramedic Service’s Ambulance.

The Ambulance was travelling west on route to the hospital with a patient on board when it was struck by a vehicle travelling east. The impact caused damage along the driver’s side of both vehicles. The Ambulance stopped, however, the other vehicle failed to remain and was last seen travelling east toward Ottawa Street.

The paramedic driving the ambulance suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital in a second Ambulance. The paramedic in the back, along with the patient on board were not injured. King Street was closed to traffic until 10:30 p.m.

The investigation remains ongoing by the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s Traffic Unit. Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information relating to the vehicle involved is asked to call police at 519-570-9777 x8856 or x8791, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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