EMS, Fire and Police responded to reports of a three vehicle crash involving a Penn Hills medic unit and a vehicle at 5th Avenue and Morewood Avenue just after 11 p.m.
Pittsburgh EMS found the male driver of the Penn Hills medic unit in cardiac arrest. Medic 9 transported him to the hospital in life-threatening condition. He was later pronounced deceased in the hospital.
The male passenger in the medic unit suffered head trauma, facial lacerations, and a possible concussion. Medic 14 transported him in stable condition.
The driver of the vehicle was complaining of abdominal pain and Medic 12 took him to the hospital in stable condition. A third vehicle was struck as a result of the initial collision. No one was injured.
There were no patients in the ambulance at the time of the crash.
The Collision Investigation Unit was requested to investigate.