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Ambulance involved in accident en route to Skokie Hospital;  Patient dies later


CHICAGO (SCS) — An ambulance transporting a critically ill patient to a hospital in Skokie was involved in a nasty accident on Saturday morning.

The Skokie Fire Department said its ambulance sounded its sirens when it crashed into a car near Gross Point and Golf Road.

Paramedics performed CPR on the patient until another ambulance could arrive.

The patient later died in hospital.

Police do not believe the accident contributed to the patient’s death.

No one else was injured in the incident.


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