Virginia man accused of crashing stolen ambulance into cars

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by WVEC.com

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Posted on May 15, 2013 at 10:59 AM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 19 at 12:48 PM

NORFOLK, Virginia- Police say a man was drunk when he stole an ambulance and crashed into five cars in Norfolk.

Just after 11:00 p.m. Tuesday, police say 25-year-old Lamont Antonio Davis got into the private ambulance that was parked at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and drove off. They say he drove down Colley Avenue, crossed the median and crashed near the intersection with Westover Avenue. He got out of the vehicle and ran off.

Carly Decerce’s roommate's car was one of five vehicle that were damaged. She was inside their apartment when she heard a really loud crash.

“I thought it was a bomb or something,” Decerce described.

Police caught him a short time later.

Alison Stempel saw the crash.

“I’m surprised the driver was able to run away,” she said.

The crash also destroyed a lamp post.

Davis is charged with DUI, Grand Larceny and Hit and Run.

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