Woman, 95, is killed and eight are injured in Brooklyn after car slammed into ambulance

A 95-year-old woman being transported for a heart attack has been killed when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn.

The tragic crash occurred around 3pm on Sunday in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenue.

The elderly female patient was in cardiac arrest moments before the crash, the NYPD said. 

It was not immediately clear whether she died due to injuries sustained in the crash, which left the ambulance flipped onto its side, or the heart attack.

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A 95-year-old woman being transported for a heart attack has been killed when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn

A 95-year-old woman being transported for a heart attack has been killed when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn

A 95-year-old woman being transported for a heart attack has been killed when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance, which was traveling southbound on Schenectady

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance, which was traveling southbound on Schenectady

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance, which was traveling southbound on Schenectady

The tragic crash occurred around 3pm in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenue

The tragic crash occurred around 3pm in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenue

The tragic crash occurred around 3pm in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenue

Among those injured were members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, seen being transported

Among those injured were members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, seen being transported

Among those injured were members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, seen being transported

Among those injured were members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, seen being transported

Among those injured were members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, seen being transported

The victim’s 65-year-old son was traveling in the ambulance with her and was injured in the crash but is expected to survive, authorities said.

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance, which was traveling southbound on Schenectady.

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light. Police are investigating but no criminal charges have been announced.

The NYPD said the crash was captured on area surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released. 

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light. Police are investigating but no criminal charges have been announced

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light. Police are investigating but no criminal charges have been announced

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light. Police are investigating but no criminal charges have been announced

The victim's 65-year-old son was traveling in the ambulance with her and was injured in the crash but is expected to survive, authorities said

The victim's 65-year-old son was traveling in the ambulance with her and was injured in the crash but is expected to survive, authorities said

The victim’s 65-year-old son was traveling in the ambulance with her and was injured in the crash but is expected to survive, authorities said

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was flipped onto its side by the impact of the crash

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was flipped onto its side by the impact of the crash

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was flipped onto its side by the impact of the crash 

Those injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient’s son, and people in the Maxima.

Shocking images from the scene show the Maxima resting in the roadway with extensive front-end damage.

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was flipped onto its side by the impact of the crash.

Those injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient's son, and people in the Maxima

Those injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient's son, and people in the Maxima

Those injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient’s son, and people in the Maxima

The NYPD said the crash was captured on area surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released

The NYPD said the crash was captured on area surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released

The NYPD said the crash was captured on area surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released

Two people in the Maxima were transported to a hospital for their injuries

Two people in the Maxima were transported to a hospital for their injuries

Two people in the Maxima were transported to a hospital for their injuries

Hatzolah is a volunteer EMS organization serving areas with mostly Jewish populations in New York. 

Collisions involving ambulances happen regularly across the country, and are often caused by failure to yield the right of way to emergency vehicles. 

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