DUNKIRK – The investigation continues into a north county automobile crash involving an ambulance transporting a Dunkirk man to a local nursing home.
New York State Police say 77 year-old Arthur McArthur was being transported early Tuesday evening from UPMC Hamot in Erie to the Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk when the ambulance, which was traveling along Route 5 in Dunkirk, left the roadway and went into a ditch. McArthur is believed to have died as a result of the crash.
The vehicle was being driven by 49 year-old Robin Morey. Police said there was no indication that alcohol or drugs were involved. Both Morey and another EMT were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.