Penn Hills Ambulance Driver Dies in Accident After Suffering Cardiac Event

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Story by Beaver County Radio Staff
(Pittsburgh, Pa.) First responders were called to Fifth Avenue and Morewood Avenue in Shadyside just before 11 PM Sunday night for a crash involving the driver of a Penn Hills ambulance.
When crews arrived on the scene it was learned that the driver went into cardiac arrest and he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. A passenger suffered head trauma, facial lacerations and a possible concussion. The Allegheny County Medical examiner will release the driver’s  identity and exact cause of death. Police said there were no patients in the ambulance at the time of the crash.
The driver of a separate vehicle had stomach pain and was also taken to a hospital in stable condition.