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Two Hospitalized in Ambulance Rollover

Posted on 02 December 2009 by wyoskibum

MORGANTOWN, WV –¬†Two people involved in an ambulance rollover accident in Monongalia County are still in the hospital.

Melissa Slavensky, a Ruby Memorial Hospital employee, and a newborn are patients at Ruby, according to Amy Johns, Director of Public Affairs at West Virginia University Hospitals and Health Sciences Center.

Slavensky is in good condition, Johns said.

The accident happened at about 8 p.m. Tuesday on Route 705.

The ambulance was running its lights and sirens when it hit the median, crossed the road, and rolled twice, according to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department.

Five people were injured, including two EMS workers, two nurses and the baby, deputies said.

Johns could not give a condition update on the child, but said the ambulance was already bringing the baby to the hospital at the time of the accident.


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