Accident involving ambulance sends one to the hospital


OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Olean Police say the driver of a pick-up truck has been hospitalized after a crash involving an ambulance in the City of Olean.

The pick-up truck was traveling north on the Southern Tier Expressway and then exited onto Route 16. According to police, the pick-up blew through the stop sign at the end of the off-ramp and struck an ambulance that had the right of way on Route 16.

The driver of the pick-up was taken to Olean General Hospital. No charges have been filed at this time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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