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  • Victim struck in head by ricochet bullet at BR firing range

    May 24, 2017 7:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One person was hospitalized after being struck in the head by a ricochet bullet at a firing range Wednesday. The incident was reported around 6:30 p.m. at the Precision Firearms firing range. According to authorities, one person was hurt when a bullet ricocheted and struck the... more »
  • Ambulance with wreck victim crashes into Metairie canal

    May 22, 2017 12:32 PM

    METAIRIE – An ambulance transporting a car crash victim ended up in a Metairie canal Monday after trying to avoid collision. According to WWLTV, the incident happened around 9 a.m. on West Esplanade Avenue near East Jefferson Medical Center. Deputies said the ambulance was returning from a one-car... more »
  • 3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle

    April 29, 2017 12:03 PM

    AMARILLO, Texas - Authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight in Texas just south of the airport in Amarillo. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Cindy Barkley says the small plane went down about 12:30 a.m. Saturday in an industrial section of the city between... more »
  • Two hurt in 4-Mile Bridge crash that closed US 190 Play Video

    April 20, 2017 11:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say one person suffered "serious injuries" and another person was hurt in a wreck at the 4-Mile Bridge that shut down US 190 in both directions. The crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday night. AirMed was called to the scene to fly... more »
  • Police: 83-year-old checks out of N.Y. hospital, steals ambulance

    March 22, 2017 10:04 AM

    EAST MEADOW - Authorities on Long Island say an 83-year-old man has been arrested after checking himself out of a hospital and stealing an ambulance. Police say Donald Winkler, of Merrick, was upset with the quality of care he was receiving and checked himself out of Nassau University Medical Center... more »
  • Ambulance rear-ended while transporting patient on Hwy 190

    January 31, 2017 7:56 PM

    ERWINVILLE – An ambulance was rear-ended on Tuesday night while transporting a patient on Highway 190 south of Erwinville. Sources say that the patient and crew in the ambulance at the time of the crash are okay. There are no reports of injuries at this time. A News... more »
  • No injuries after car strikes ambulance on Jefferson Highway

    December 22, 2016 2:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Authorities say no one was hurt when a car struck an ambulance Thursday afternoon on Jefferson Highway in Baton Rouge. The two vehicle crash happened around 1:50 p.m. in the Bocage area of Jefferson Highway. Photos from the scene show a blue Sherwin Williams van... more »
  • Two treated for gunshot wounds after flagging ambulance on Florida Blvd Play Video

    November 11, 2016 7:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two people are being treated for gunshot wounds after a shooting in Baton Rouge Friday night. Sources tell WBRZ that an ambulance, stopped at a red light at the intersection of Florida Blvd and Sherwood Forest, was flagged down by people in the car beside them.... more »
  • Armed man tries to steal Pineville ambulance

    June 29, 2016 2:28 PM

    PINEVILLE - Police say a man armed with a gun tried to steal an ambulance in Pineville Wednesday morning. According to Pineville Police, 43-year-old Christopher Farque tried to steal a vehicle that had pulled over on US 167 due to a flat tire around 5 a.m. Wednesday. The victims... more »
  • Man accused of breaking out of hospital, stealing ambulance

    June 18, 2016 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Officials say a man broke out of a psychiatric care hospital and stole an ambulance before leading police on a chase across Baton Rouge Saturday morning. Baton Rouge Police say the incident happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. According to arrest records, 40-year-old Christopher Porter escaped the... more »
  • Ambulance hits alligator on Scenic Highway

    May 12, 2016 12:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An alligator was hit by an ambulance on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge late Wednesday night, sources tell News 2. The accident happened near the intersection with New Rafe Mayer Rd., north of Southern. It appears the alligator got the worst of the collision, but it... more »
  • Ambulance knocked over during 911 call

    December 9, 2015 2:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency responders in Baton Rouge said an ambulance was hit and knocked on its side by another vehicle during a 911 call Wednesday. Baton Rouge EMS said two medics responded to the call near Scenic and Blount. While they were in the area their ambulance was... more »
  • Acadian Ambulance membership program Play Video

    August 19, 2015 11:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Acadian Ambulance Service has been an industry leader for more than 40 years. Now, they're looking to recruit people for their membership service. The membership program supports the group's community service projects, like standby service for area high school football games, fairs and festivals. ... more »
  • Video shows LSU's Derrius Guice being taken away in ambulance Play Video

    July 15, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU athletics officials confirmed a football player was taken by EMS from practice Wednesday. Michael Bonnette said the 18-year-old player was taken to the hospital around 5:30 p.m. from LSU's indoor practice facility. Bonnette did not say why the player was taken to the hospital,... more »
  • Fourth of July Safety Tips by Acadian Ambulance

    July 2, 2015 12:19 PM

    Fourth of July Safety Tips by Acadian Ambulance BATON ROUGE - With the 4th of July holiday just days away, Acadian Ambulance would like to remind the public to celebrate safely. • Leave fireworks to professionals. If you use them, light them outdoors away from buildings, cars and... more »
  • LSP: Person hit, killed while pushing shopping cart across road

    April 10, 2015 10:21 AM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State Police said they're looking into the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle and killed while crossing an Ascension Parish highway. Troopers said the man was pushing a shopping cart across Airline Highway south of LA 74 around 8 p.m. Thursday when... more »
  • School bus, ambulance collide in Indiana; 15 hurt

    March 31, 2015 3:26 PM

    WHEELER, Ind. - Police say 12 students were among 15 people hurt when a school bus and ambulance collided in northwestern Indiana. Porter County police Sgt. Larry LaFlower says the students suffered only minor injuries in the crash Tuesday morning at an intersection along Indiana 130 near the town of... more »
  • Patient takes wheel of ambulance in Arizona

    October 12, 2014 3:47 PM

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. - Authorities say a patient wanting out of an Arizona hospital used an ambulance as his getaway vehicle. Goodyear police spokeswoman Lisa Kutis says Michael Lopez hijacked a parked ambulance Sunday outside West Valley Hospital in metro Phoenix. Kutis says a firefighter sitting in the back was able... more »
  • Acadian Ambulance membership drive ends tomorrow Play Video

    September 4, 2014 9:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Acadian Ambulance Service's 2014 Membership Drive ends tomorrow. Porter Taylor stopped by 2une In this morning to tell you why you should join before it's too late. The annual membership drive allows Acadian to extend its standby services for high school sporting events, fairs and festivals,... more »

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