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Ambulance overturns in Whitburn, West Lothian

overturned ambulance Image copyright Danny Fuller

An ambulance has overturned after a two-vehicle collision in West Lothian.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Whitburn just after 06:40 but no-one was injured.

The ambulance rolled over after it was involved in a collision with a a Ford Ranger on East Main Street at Whitburn Cross.

The vehicle was not transporting a patient at the time. The fire service also went to the scene and helped police make the road safe.

The ambulance was responding to a 999 call to a patient in a non life-threatening case.

A Scottish Ambulance Service said: "Responding to a call out, an ambulance was involved in a collision with another vehicle at Whitburn Cross at 06:43.

"There were no injuries to the ambulance crew or the driver of the other vehicle.

"Another ambulance was quickly dispatched to deal with the original call in Bathgate."

Image copyright Gary Wilson

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