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Police release name of man involved in ambulance crash

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - WKYT is tracking the investigation into a crash involving an ambulance in Lexington.

Police say 18 year old Justin King was drunk when he ran into a Green County ambulance.

It happened around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of South Broadway and Waller Avenue, near St. Joseph Hospital.

Lexington police say the ambulance was taking a patient to UK Hospital when a truck hit it in the intersection.

Police say the ambulance did have its lights and sirens on.

They say a member of the ambulance crew had minor injuries but no one else was hurt.

Police say another ambulance came to the scene to take a patient to UK.

They say they arrested the King on suspicion of DUI.

Wednesday morning, police charged King with minor possession and driving while intoxicated.


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