Paramedics were treating a man being transported to a local hospital after he was hit by a vehicle on the Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia this morning when the man suddenly began attacking them, according to police.
Police have released few details but have confirmed the assault took place. The alleged attacker - also the crash victim - is listed as in critical condition.
The incident began about 5:30 a.m. today when emergency personnel responded to a call that a pedestrian was struck on the boulevard at West Berkley Street in Germantown and was in serious condition.
The pedestrian was being transported for treatment when he began attacking two medics as the ambulance was near Erie Avenue, just west of 19th Street.