Nelson Martinez, 40, and Kristina Fort, 50, dead after woman crashes stolen ambulance into semi-truck on Frazier Mountain Park Road near Frazier Park, CA

Modified Date: 
Sun, 05/17/2015 - 7:30am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Two killed in Frazier Park crash involving stolen ambulance

The team members backed away as the woman approached and were not injured.

Knife-Wielding Woman Steals Ambulance, Then Dies in Crash With Big Rig: Officials

Some witnesses described the ambulance swerving into the path of the big rig, but CHP Sgt. Zachary Emmons said it was unclear if the woman deliberately slammed into the truck.

2 dead after woman steals ambulance, collides with big-rig

Authorities say two people are dead after a woman stole an ambulance at knifepoint and crashed it into a big-rig near the Grapevine freeway pass northwest of Los Angeles.

Woman steals ambulance, collides with big rig; 2 people dead

The crash site is on Frazier Mountain Park Road, less than a quarter mile from Interstate 5. Frazier Park is about 40 miles northwest of Santa Clarita.

Motorists killed in head-on crash with stolen ambulance in Frazier Park ID’d

The driver of the ambulance was identified as Kristina Fort, 50, of Frazier Park, Winter said. According to the preliminary investigation, Fort was driving a stolen ambulance, Winter said.

911 call led to theft of ambulance and fatal head-on collision

Authorities estimate she was driving the ambulance at more than 90 mph east on Frazier Mountain Park Road when she collided with a tractor-trailer taking a left into a Flying J truck stop near Interstate 5. The driver, identified Thursday as Nelson A. Martinez, 40, of Los Angeles, was killed at the scene. 
It was about 5:45 p.m. when an ambulance was responding to a call for aid on North End Drive, and was hijacked by a woman with a knife when it arrived at it's destination. The woman drove away alone in the ambulance, but ended up colliding head-on with a semi-truck on Frazier Mountain Park Road. The man in the semi-truck was found dead at the scene, while the woman sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead later at the hospital. It is still unclear if the woman who hijacked the ambulance was the person who made the call for aid. Check back for updates on this developing story.
People Involved: 
Nelson Martinez
Kristina Fort

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