A number of first responders were injured after an alleged drunk driver crashed into an ambulance on I-84 in the Hudson Valley.

New York State Police confirmed on Monday that a woman was arrested following an accident with an ambulance on I-84.

Town of Wallkill Woman Arrested for DWI After a Collision With an Ambulance in the Town of Montgomery

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On Sunday around 9:30 p.m., New York State Police responded to Interstate 84 westbound in the town of Montgomery for a report of a two-vehicle crash.

A 2014 Acura TL was involved in a collision with an ambulance. The driver of the Acura, 26-year-old Ragi Hill of the Town of Wallkill, was found by police standing outside her vehicle.

While speaking with Hill, troopers quickly alleged she was driving drunk at the time of the crash.

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Hill was charged with felony DWI and issued tickets for several vehicle and traffic violations. She was transported to Garnet Medical Center for medical evaluation.

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Troopers then spoke with the operator of the Ambulnz Ambulance and its occupants.

The ambulance was not in an emergency operation at the time of the collision, police say. The driver of the ambulance and two passengers, both EMTs, were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police say.


All were sent to St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh. The driver suffered a shoulder injury. The EMT passengers were treated for undisclosed minor injuries.

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She was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Montgomery Court in May.

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