Semi Truck Crashes into Ambulance in Okaloosa County

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The Florida Highway Patrol said that Carl Watson, 63 of crestview, was driving a semi truck north on State Road 85. Troopers say he turned left into the path of an ambulance with emergency lights and active siren driven by 38-year-old Timothy Deer.

Deer attempted to aviod the crash but collided with the front of the semi truck.

Deer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, his passenger 48-year-old Andrea Jockers was taken to the hospital in serious condition. Watson was cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

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