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Police: Woman steals ambulance, crashes into apartment complex

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A 84-year-old woman is in the hospital after police say someone stole an ambulance and crashed into her apartment.

The Wilson Police Department says it happened at 8:25 a.m. on Sunday. Police they received a call about a car accident on the 2100 block of Glendale Drive. Police say when they got there a Johnston Ambulance Service truck had run off the road, hit an apartment building and four cars in the parking lot.

Police say they believe a 43-year-old woman stole the ambulance for the Wilson Medical Center before the accident. Officers say following the crash the woman took off into the woods, where she police arrested her. Officers say the suspect is currently under an involuntary commitment order and will be served with warrants following her release.

Police say the 84-year-old woman injured during the incident is currently at Vidant Medical Center and is in stable condition.

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