SOUTH BRUNSWICK — First responders on their way to a call on Tuesday morning needed medical attention themselves after their ambulance was hit by a car running a red light.

According to police, 45-year-old Nhi Hoang, of Bloomfield, ran the red light around 10:25 on Tuesday morning on Route 522. Hoang, cut the ambulance off, which caused the emergency vehicle to flip on its side, according to police. Two EMS members were treated for minor injuries, according to police.

Hoang was released after being issued various summonses, including failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, careless driving, and improter turn at a signal with a red arrow.

According to police the injured responders have been released from the hospital.

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