CHICAGO - A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was wounded in a hit-and-run after a car crashed into an ambulance Tuesday in Lawndale on the West Side.
The ambulance was southbound about 1:15 p.m. in the 700 block of South California Avenue when it was struck by a Toyota that was westbound on Flournoy Street, Chicago police said.
The Toyota drove off after the crash, police said.
The paramedic was taken to Rush University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, police and fire officials said.
The patient in the ambulance was transported to Stroger Hospital, officials said.