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Man arrested for stealing ambulance, red-light crash in Goodyear

Posted at 7:31 AM, Mar 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-15 09:37:52-04

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.