Ambulance Driver Struck, Killed While Responding to Crash
Posted April 1, 2010 By Foxnews.com SAN DIEGO — An ambulance driver has been struck and killed while responding to a crash on a rainy San Diego freeway. Â Authorities say 24-year-old Esteban Bahena, an emergency medical technician who worked for a private company, was laying out flares at the scene of a minor car accident on northbound State Route 163 when he was struck at around 7 a.m. Thursday. Â He died about 90 minutes later at a hospital. Â San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Maurice Luque says the driver who struck Bahena was examined at a hospital and his blood drawn to determine whether he was driving under the influence of alcohol. Â The accident was one of dozens reported on local freeways during the morning rush hour as rain moved through the area.
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