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Ambulance driver hospitalized after crashing in Charles County with patient in vehicle, police say

Two drivers and the ambulance's patient have injuries that are not life-threatening, police say.

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. — An ambulance traveling with a patient crashed in Charles County, Md. and the driver has been hospitalized, police say. 

According to Charles County police, the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening. A car collided with the ambulance as it was heading through the 301 intersection at Smallwood drive.

The driver of the ambulance had to be extricated from the vehicle, investigators say. Out of precaution, police say the patient in the back of the vehicle was flown to a nearby hospital. 

Both the driver of the car and the driver of the ambulance were taken to a local hospital. Their injuries are not life-threatening, police say. 

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information is available.

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