Ambulance stolen, crashed into NOPD unit after short joyride

Updated: Apr. 22, 2021 at 10:02 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An EMS truck was stolen Thursday afternoon, police say.

The truck was taken from Touro Medical Hospital on Prytania Street just before 3:30 p.m. on April 22 and crashed into multiple vehicles, including an NOPD unit in traffic near the intersection of Pine Street and Earhart Boulevard less than 30 minutes later.

Officials say the ambulance was unattended and running at the time of the incident.

No injuries have been reported.

The suspect was taken into custody.

Copyright 2021 WVUE. All rights reserved.

See a spelling or grammar error in our story? Click Here to report it. Please include title of story.