WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Police in Des Moines, West Des Moines and neighboring communities reported about 100 weather-related crashes during Saturday’s snow storm.
A crash in West Des Moines had multiple patients transported to the hospital. One of those patients was involved in a second accident when their ambulance was on its way to the hospital.
Des Moines medics rushed the original patient to the hospital, along with a passenger in the car that hit the ambulance.
The crew was not hurt. The ambulance sustained enough damage that it will be out of service for the time being.