4 injured in Gulf Freeway crash involving ambulance

An ambulance and two others cars are damaged after a crash on the Gulf Freeway in Houston on Sept. 14, 2017. (KPRC)

HOUSTON - Four people were injured Thursday in a chain-reaction crash involving an ambulance, officials said.

The crash was reported about 4:30 a.m. on Interstate 45 Gulf Freeway at Fuqua Street.

Houston police said that the ambulance was responding to another crash involving a man and woman who were fighting. They said another car hit the back of the ambulance at the scene, resulting in three vehicles being damaged.

A woman, a man and two members of the ambulance crew were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Officials said the man was taken to the hospital by helicopter.

The road was closed while investigators were at the scene, but it has since reopened.

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