5 injured in Southwest DC crash involving ambulance

Five people were sent to the hospital after a Monday night crash involving an ambulance in Southwest D.C.

The collision between the ambulance and a passenger car occurred around 10:10 p.m. Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue near Atlantic Street Southwest.

All three men in the car were seriously injured, one critically, and the two EMTs were hurt, D.C. Fire spokesman Vito Maggiolo said.

The ambulance was not responding to a call when the crash happened.

Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue between Atlantic Street and Brandywine Place remains closed Tuesday morning.

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