Cab driver arrested for DUI after crash with ambulance in Phoenix

Posted at 4:38 AM, Apr 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-13 18:56:37-04

A cab driver was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI after crashing into an ambulance in Phoenix on Thursday morning. 

According to police on scene near 22nd Street and Thomas Road, an ambulance was headed eastbound on Thomas Road when it was rear-ended by a cab. 

The driver of the cab, 33-year-old Joel A. Honeycutt, reportedly ran from the crash scene but was later located. A passenger in the back seat was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. 

Employees in the ambulance were taken to the hospital as a precaution. No patients were in the ambulance at the time of the crash. 

Honeycutt was tested for DUI and taken into custody for extreme DUI by police. Drugs were also reportedly found on him. 

No further information has been released. Stay with ABC15 for updates. 

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