Rollover on icy road injures driver of ambulance


FORESTON — An ambulance driver suffered injuries when the ambulance rolled off the road Sunday, Dec. 29, while transporting a non-emergency patient west of Foreston in Mille Lacs County.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported Jeremy Jody Black, 43 of Mora, was driving the ambulance west on Highway 23 at 8:11 a.m. near Foreston in Milo Township when he lost control on slushy and icy roads. The ambulance rotated clockwise, left the road and rolled onto the driver’s side.

Black was transported to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two passengers, Lisa J. Dayon, 54, and Peter Eugene Gagnon, 51, both of Mora, were not injured.

All parties in the ambulance were wearing seat belts, according to the state patrol.


North Memorial Ambulance, Foreston Police Department and Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office assisted on scene.

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