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Accident Involving Ambulance in Easton

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EASTON, Md.- Easton police say a New York man faces charges after an ambulance crashed into his minivan at an intersection.

Police said that at around 8 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to the intersection of Dover and West streets in reference to a motor vehicle accident. When officers arrived, police say they found a minivan with New York registration had been broadsided by a Talbot County EMS ambulance. Investigators said the minivan's driver, 74-year-old Harvey Greenwald, of New York, had stopped at the intersection then proceeded across West Street. It was then that the ambulance slammed into the side of the minivan, according to police.

Authorities said the minivan sustained functional damage and the ambulance had front-end damage. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. Police said that while no injuries were apparent, both EMS workers, 57-year-old Marcus Flowers Jr., of Fishing Creek, and 55-year-old Wylie Gray Jr., of Cambridge, went to Memorial Hospital at Easton afterwards to be cleared by the ER.

Police said the ambulance had just completed a transport at the hospital and there were no patients on board during the accident.

Investigators said Greenwald was charged with "failing to yield to the right of way."
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