KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – A drunk driver slammed head-on into an ambulance Friday night in North Knoxville.
Police said no one was hurt and the Grainger County ambulance and car involved suffered some minor damage.
It happened around 8:30 p.m. while the ambulance was traveling south on N. Broadway. It had just stopped in the turn lane to continue onto Mineral Springs Avenue when a black Chevrolet Impala headed north crossed the center line and ran head-on into it.
Officers confirmed the driver of the Impala was drunk. He was arrested for several charges including fourth offense DUI, driving on a revoked license, refusing to take a field sobriety test, failure to maintain his lane, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
His female passenger was also arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.