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Man steals L.A. Fire Department ambulance sent to help him
Man steals L.A. Fire Department ambulance sent to help him

A man being treated by paramedics stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance and led police on a chase that ended in a traffic collision, sending two women to the hospital Sunday night. Paramedics responded to a medical call in the 200 block of North San Pedro street in downtown L.A. about 6:30 p.m., and then the man drove off in the ambulance, according to the LAFD’s Katherine Main. The paramedics were not in the ambulance at the time, Main said. A fire engine also responding to the original call reported the stolen ambulance, Los Angeles police said. Officers then began a pursuit that ended when the ambulance crashed into a vehicle at the intersection of Beverly...

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