A motorcyclist died after colliding with an ambulance in suburban Waukegan on Monday afternoon, authorities said.
According to Waukegan officials, the incident happened at the intersection of Lake Street and South Genesee Street around 2:50 p.m. Monday.
An ambulance was transporting a patient to Vista Medical Center when it collided with a motorcycle at the intersection, authorities said.
Additional ambulances were immediately called for and one of the paramedics inside the ambulance immediately began rescuing the motorcyclist, officials said.
This driver was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
The patient who was inside the ambulance at the time of the crash was taken to hospital after his condition stabilized at the scene, authorities said.
The incident is under investigation and no further details were immediately available.