Police searching for driver after hit-and-run with ambulance

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police are looking for a runaway driver after an ambulance carrying a patient was hit on Sunday night.

Three AMR ambulance employees and a patient inside were injured. The crash happened just after 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of St. Paul Street and Upper Falls Boulevard.

Rochester police said the ambulance collided with an SUV. After the crash, the SUV was still at the scene but its driver ran away.

All three AMR employees inside went to the hospital after reporting pain. They’re expected to be okay. The ambulance was taking a patient to the hospital at the time of the crash. That patient is also expected to recover.