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Two Hospitalized After Ambulance Overturns On Icy Rt. 3

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During an ice storm, a Medstar ambulance slid off Route 3 and came to rest on its side in a ditch between Waterloo and Columbia. An EMT and the patient were injured and transported by another ambulance to a St. Louis hospital.
During an ice storm, a Medstar ambulance slid off Route 3 and came to rest on its side in a ditch between Waterloo and Columbia. An EMT and the patient were injured and transported by another ambulance to a St. Louis hospital.

A quickly dropping thermometer mixed with freezing rain Feb. 10, resulted in extremely treacherous driving conditions that Sunday morning.  By 5:30 a.m., all of Monroe County, especially the roadways, were covered in a sheet of ice. The 911 dispatcher’s phone was soon ringing off the hook with reports of vehicles losing control.  There was only …

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