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Five People Injured In Ambulance Crash

Five people were taken to the hospital following a crash that included an ambulance Wednesday morning.

It happened at the intersection of Calliope and Baronne.

According to New Orleans police, the driver of the ambulance disregarded a red light.  The ambulance hit a car and then a traffic pole.

No citation was issued, but police say the City Attorney’s office will review the case.

The driver of the car that was hit along with two people inside the ambulance and two EMT techs were checked out for non-life threatening injuries.