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Fire crews at Platte and Circle (Provided by the Colorado Springs Fire Department)

A crash involving an ambulance and an SUV shut down a major Colorado Springs intersection and sent multiple people to the hospital Friday afternoon.

Around 3:30 p.m., the Colorado Springs Fire Department tweeted that crews were responding to a crashย at Platte Avenue and Circle Drive.ย 

Officials with the Colorado Springs Police Department said in an update that the ambulance was heading north on Circle with its sirens and lights on. After waiting for traffic to stop, the ambulance proceeded to enter the intersection but was hit by the SUV which was traveling west on Platte.

Police said four people were taken to the hospital.

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