Rendon ambulance involved in a serious crash

At around 4:00PM yesterday, Rendon Fire Department’s Medic 26 was transporting a patient when the ambulance was involved in a serious crash at the intersection of FM 1187 and Rendon New Hope Road.

We are still awaiting details from officials, but reports indicate the ambulance was transporting a medical patient to the hospital from another location on FM 1187 when the crash occurred.

The ambulance sustained major front-end damage and ended up in the bar ditch along the roadway.

The patient in the back of the ambulance was pronounced deceased, but it is unclear yet if her death was a result of her serious medical episode or the crash.

Firefighters / medics on board the ambulance were transported to a local hospital, one with serious injuries. There is no word on their conditions at this time.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

We will have a full report when details are released.