They're usually the ones taking people to the hospital. Saturday, an ambulance crew and several others needed emergency help.
Around 12:30 Saturday afternoon, Nicholasville police say a truck crashed into an ambulance at the intersection of Highways 27 and 169.
Police tell WKYT the ambulance did have its lights and sirens on as they were transporting a patient when the accident happened. The crash caused the ambulance to spin out, smashing into two other cars.
Police say eight people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, including two EMS workers.
No charges have been filed, but police say they continue to investigate what led up to the crash.