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Ambulance has head on collision, sends four people to the hospital

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) -An ambulance transporting a patient to the East Alabama Medical Center was involved in a head on collision with a car on Highway 51 in Opelika Friday. The accident happened just before 6:30 am.

The driver of the car was flown to Columbus Regional as a precautionary measure. The injuries did not appear to be life threatening. The patient along with the paramedic and driver of the ambulance, were all taken to the East Alabama Medical Center for minor injuries.

The hospital released this statement to News Leader Nine:

"We're very thankful this morning that this accident didn't turn out any worse than it did; and we're very hopeful that the patient riding in the ambulance and the driver of the car experience quick recoveries," John Atkinson.

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