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Driver of SUV dead in crash involving ambulance

One of the vehicles overturns in the crash. (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News) One of the vehicles overturns in the crash. (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)
Three EMS workers suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.  (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News) Three EMS workers suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash. (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)
The crash happened at the intersection of Cane Run Road and Shanks Lane.  (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News) The crash happened at the intersection of Cane Run Road and Shanks Lane. (Source: Steven Richard/WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One person is dead in a crash involving an ambulance and a passenger vehicle in southwest Louisville.

The crash happened near the intersection of Cane Run Road and Shanks Lane at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday.

LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said an ambulance carrying a patient was traveling north on Cane Run with its lights and sirens on and proceeded through a red light. The ambulance collided with and SUV that traveling west on Shanks Lane. The SUV then hit two other vehicles at the intersection.

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The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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Three LMEMS workers in the ambulance were taken to University of Louisville Hospital with minor injuries. The patient in the ambulance was not hurt.

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