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Ambulance overturns on Route 460

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TAZEWELL (WVVA) - No serious injuries were reported after an ambulance slid into the median and overturned while traveling Route 460 in Tazewell County Monday.

The Mercy Ambulance vehicle was traveling eastbound on Route 460 outside Tazewell -- near the livestock market -- around 1:30 p.m. when the driver lost control, slid into the median and overturned.

There was no patient inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. A driver and passenger on board did not suffer serious injuries, according to authorities at the scene.

Tazewell Fire and Rescue, the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police all responded to the scene.

The crash remains under investigation, but authorities say weather was a factor.

Mercy Ambulance is based in Lebanon, Va.

 

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