JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 70-year-old Jacksonville man has died after an unusual crash involving an ambulance in St. Lucie County.
According to WPTV, the Florida Highway Patrol said the man was a patient in an ambulance as it traveled south on I-95 and jumped out while it was moving.
A 29-year-old paramedic from Jacksonville who was also in the back of the ambulance tried to stop him and also fell onto the roadway.
Multiple vehicles hit the 70-year-old man and he died at the scene.
The paramedic was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Nobody else was hurt.
No other details were immediately available.