Crash involving HFD ambulance halts traffic on Gulf Freeway

The southbound lanes of the Gulf Freeway, I-45 near Beltway 8 interchange were shut down Thursday morning due to a crash involving an HFD ambulance.

Officers first responded to a crash involving three cars and an HFD ambulance on I-45 Southbound at Scarsdale exit ramp at 4:30 am. Another vehicle reportedly slammed into the back of an ambulance causing a chain reaction accident that involved two more vehicles. Emergency crews had to use the jaws-of-life to extricate the driver of one of the cars. The driver was then sent to Memorial Hermann by Life Flight helicopter. No fatalities were reported.

Keep informed with new updates on this developing story.

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