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1 dead after ambulance hits car, goes off bridge

Multiple agencies on the scene in Saginaw County after an ambulance drives off a bridge. (WEYI/WSMH)

UPDATE: 11:25 a.m.

MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State Police say the driver of a car has died and two emergency workers are injured after a crash that sent an ambulance off a bridge and into waist-deep water of a creek below.

State police spokesman Lt. David Kaiser says the Mobile Medical Response ambulance was heading back to the station for shift change early Monday when it apparently ran a stop sign in Saginaw County and collided with the car. He says two emergency workers inside were hospitalized in serious condition.

Kaiser says the car's driver 21-year-old Dustin Sharp of Burt died following the crash.

The ambulance ended up on its side in Misteguay Creek.

The crash happened near the border of Maple Grove and Albee townships, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of Detroit.

10:10 a.m.

SAGINAW COUNTY, Mich. -- Michigan State Police say injuries are reported after an ambulance collided with another vehicle and went off a bridge into a creek below.

State police spokesman Lt. David Kaiser says there were injuries reported but he didn't immediately have details about the extent of injuries. The crash happened Monday morning in Saginaw County.

The incident took place at Gary and Lincoln Roads just west of Burt.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning.

Saginaw County Sheriff's Department, Michigan State Police, Albee and Maple Grove Fire are all on scene right.

Gary Road between Bueche and Lincoln is closed right now.

Stay with NBC25 and FOX66 for the latest updates on this crash.

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