GOODYEAR, AZ — A man is facing charges after allegedly stealing an ambulance, running a red light, and causing a crash in Goodyear.
Officials say on Sunday afternoon, 46-year-old Christopher Sauls stole an ambulance belonging to the Buckeye Valley Fire District.
The ambulance was at Abrazo Medical Group Goodyear when it was stolen.
Police say Sauls ran a red light near Bullard Avenue and McDowell Road and crashed into a car at the intersection.
An adult driver in the vehicle was not injured.
The ambulance was recovered in a dirt field near Interstate 10 and Verado Way and Sauls was taken into custody.
He is facing multiple charges, including leaving the scene of a crash and vehicle theft.
The value of the ambulance is approximately $275,000.00, according to Buckeye Valley Fire officials. The cost to repair to this particular ambulance will be about $100,000.00.