Critical Patient Dies At Hospital After Thursday Ambulance Collision

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PERU – A critical patient that was on board an ambulance involved in a Thursday evening collision was pronounced dead after arriving at IVCH.  According to the Peru Police Department, the Peru ambulance was believed to have proceeded through the intersection with Peoria Street during a red light, striking a sedan.  The driver of the car plus the four paramedics in the ambulance were treated and released.  The investigation into the accident continues by the Peru Police Department and the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office.