Ambulance Transporting Patient Crashes With Doctor's Car

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

An ambulance taking a patient to the hospital was involved in a crash in New Bern.

The driver of the other vehicle just happened to be a doctor.The accident happened Sunday morning at the intersection of Highway 17 North and Simmons Street in New Bern. Police say the ambulance was headed to Carolina East Medical Center when it was hit on the passenger side by 69 year-old Dr. George Beckwith.

The driver of the ambulance, 23-year-old Bradley Foster, is charged with failure to see before starting. Additional ambulances responded to transport the original patient and Dr. Beckwith who was treated and released.

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