EMT driver flips ambulance after falling asleep at wheel, police say

(WHDH) — An EMT driver in Maine totaled an ambulance early Wednesday morning when he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed.

Maine State Police say troopers responded around 4 a.m. to a report of an ambulance that had gone off the road on Route 11 in Masardis.

Russell Jandreau was driving a Fort Kent Ambulance traveling northbound but fell asleep, struck a utility pole, rolled over and landed in a ditch.

Jandreau and one other EMS provider were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No patients were on board. The ambulance was deemed a total loss.

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