Van-ambulance crash leaves at least 4 wounded

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BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) -- A crash near Beaverton, Ore., involving a van and an ambulance sent four people to the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.

Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue spokesman Peter Scott says two Newberg medics and a patient in the ambulance were treated at the scene on Thursday afternoon and taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The van's driver suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken from the scene by helicopter

Scott says the van's driver had an extensive extrication process that included removing the van's engine.