One woman, 95, is killed and eight injured in Brooklyn after the car is hit in an ambulance

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Woman, 95, is killed and eight injured after car crashed into ambulance that rushed her to Brooklyn hospital for heart attack

  • An ambulance with a 95-year-old woman was attacked in Brooklyn on Sunday
  • Patient, 95, did not survive the collision, injuring eight others
  • The police are investigating and it is unclear which vehicle had the red light

A 95-year-old woman who was being transported for a heart attack was killed when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn.

The tragic crash occurred around 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenues.

The elderly female patient went into cardiac arrest just before the crash, the NYPD said.

It was not immediately clear whether she died from injuries sustained in the crash or from a heart attack.

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A 95-year-old woman transported for a heart attack died when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn

A 95-year-old woman transported for a heart attack died when a car collided with the ambulance she was traveling in in Brooklyn

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance heading south on Schenectady.

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance heading south on Schenectady.

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance heading south on Schenectady.

The tragic crash occurred around 3:00 PM in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenues

The tragic crash occurred around 3:00 PM in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenues

The tragic crash occurred around 3:00 PM in the Flatlands neighborhood, at the intersection of Avenue N and Schenectady Avenues

The injured included members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, who were seen in transit

The injured included members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, who were seen in transit

The injured included members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, who were seen in transit

The injured included members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, who were seen in transit

The injured included members of the Hatzola ambulance crew, who were seen in transit

The victim’s 65-year-old son traveled with her in the ambulance and was injured in the crash, but is expected to survive, authorities said.

The tragedy unfolded when a black 2002 Nissan Maxima traveling westbound collided with the ambulance heading south on Schenectady.

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light. Police are investigating, but no criminal charges have been announced.

The NYPD said the crash was captured with surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released.

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light.  Police are investigating, but no criminal charges have been announced

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light.  Police are investigating, but no criminal charges have been announced

It was not immediately clear which vehicle had the red light. Police are investigating, but no criminal charges have been announced

The victim's 65-year-old son traveled with her in the ambulance and was injured in the crash, but is expected to survive, authorities said.

The victim's 65-year-old son traveled with her in the ambulance and was injured in the crash, but is expected to survive, authorities said.

The victim’s 65-year-old son traveled with her in the ambulance and was injured in the crash, but is expected to survive, authorities said.

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was overturned on its side by the impact of the crash

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was overturned on its side by the impact of the crash

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was overturned on its side by the impact of the crash

The injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient’s son, and people in the Maxima.

Shocking footage from the scene shows the Maxima resting in the roadway with extensive front-end damage.

The ambulance, a Hatzola vehicle, was overturned on its side by the impact of the crash.

Injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient's son, and people in the Maxima

Injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient's son, and people in the Maxima

The injured included members of the ambulance crew, the heart attack patient’s son, and people in the Maxima

The NYPD said the crash was captured with surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released

The NYPD said the crash was captured with surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released

The NYPD said the crash was captured with surveillance cameras, but the video has not yet been released

Two people in the Maxima were taken to hospital for their injuries

Two people in the Maxima were taken to hospital for their injuries

Two people in the Maxima were taken to hospital for their injuries

Hatzolah is a voluntary EMS organization serving areas with mostly Jewish populations in New York.

Accidents with ambulances are common across the country and are often caused by emergency vehicles not being given right of way.

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