Saint Marys, PA – A woman was killed early this morning in a two-vehicle crash with an ambulance in Saint Marys.
The woman’s name, age, or hometown has not yet been released, and police will wait until her next of kin is notified before identifying her.
The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, on Route 120 near Bucktail Road in Saint Marys. A Toyota SUV occupied by three adults, two juveniles, and a dog crossed over the center line and collided head-on with a Cameron County Ambulance occupied by two adults.
The crash included seven patients in total, four of which were entrapped. One of the female patients was pronounced dead on arrival. All patients were transported to Penn Highlands Elk for further treatment.
The Elk County Coroner responded to the scene for the female patient. A Corporal from the Pennsylvania State Police in Clarion responded for accident reconstruction.
A PennDOT supervisor responded due to the crash and road closure, which was for approximately 5 hours and 45 minutes. D&T Towing also responded to remove the vehicles from the roadway.
Saint Marys Police, Crystal Fire Department, and Saint Marys Area Ambulance Service were also dispatched.
Additional emergency response was received by Pennsylvania State Police from Emporium, Emporium Fire Department, Ridgway Ambulance Service, Ridgway Borough Police Department, Fox Township Ambulance Service, City of Saint Marys Animal Control Officer, and Penn Highlands Emergency Room staff.
The City of Saint Marys Police thanks all emergency responders for their response and assistance.
The City of Saint Marys Police will be continuing an investigation of the crash with help from State Police in Clarion.