Police investigating crash involving an ambulance in Shadyside

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police, fire and EMS are on scene of an accident in Shadyside in which a vehicle nearly flipped over.

The accident happened at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and South Aiken just before 3 p.m. when a city ambulance was heading to an emergency call and collided with an SUV.

The male driver of the vehicle had to be extricated from the SUV and was transported to a hospital in serious condition

Two female paramedics were able to self-extricate and were transported in stable condition.

There were no patients inside the ambulance at the time of the crash, police said.

The cause of the collision is under investigation. The ambulance had cameras, according to public safety, and officials are reviewing footage.