Patient rescued from crashed ambulance before it caught fire

An ambulance crew is recovering Monday night, after their rig crashed in Malta.

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It happened around 7:45, in front of the Locust Grove Motel on Route 9.

The Malta-Stillwater EMS ambulance was taking a patient to Saratoga Hospital, when it crashed into a box truck.

The ambulance ended up in a ditch.

The patient was removed, before the ambulance caught fire.

They were taken to the hospital in another ambulance.

State police are still investigating the crash.