Rescue crews were called out to 56th Avenue and Glendale on Wednesday to help out one of their own after a Southwest ambulance was rear ended.
There was not a patient inside the ambulance at the time of the crash. Glendale police said the ambulance was going back to its hub when it was involved in the crash.
Police do not believe impairment is a factor. The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital as precaution.
The crash shut down the intersection in downtown Glendale.