Three paramedics injured after tree falls on Huntsville ambulance

A tree (pictured) fell across the windshield of an ambulance operated by Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc (HEMSI) on Saturday while it was transporting a patient. (Courtesy: HEMSI)
A tree (pictured) fell across the windshield of an ambulance operated by Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc (HEMSI) on Saturday while it was transporting a patient. (Courtesy: HEMSI)

The paramedics with Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI) were taken to Madison Hospital with minor injuries.

Posted: Jan 11, 2020 6:53 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2020 11:28 AM

Three paramedics got quite a fright Saturday afternoon when a tree fell down on their ambulance. 

Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI) spokesman Don Webster said they were transporting a patient on Balch Road north off Highway 72 West in Madison when the tree fell across the windshield of the ambulance.

Everyone was taken to Madison Hospital Emergency Room where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Webster said they are assessing the damage to the ambulance to determine if it can be repaired.

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