(March 31, 2019) This morning at 7:06 a.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Ansonia Fire Department and Ansonia Rescue Squad responded to the 9200 block of U.S. 127 on an accident involving a Parkview Health ambulance.
According to reports a 2017 Ford F-450 Ambulance driven by Richard Tutwiler (50) of Fort Wayne, was traveling southbound on U.S. 127. The ambulance is believed to have drifted off the right side of the road, lost control and went into the ditch and struck a utility pole.
The ambulance was transporting a patient to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital from Parkview Health in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Other occupants in the ambulance included Shanna Hawn (26) and Emily Ross (19), both are from Fort Wayne and a 9 month old patient.
No injuries were reported at the scene due to the accident but Ansonia Rescue Squad did complete the transport to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
This case remains under investigation.