Published: Apr 14, 2013 9:18 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - An accident in Fort Myers involving an ambulance sent several people to the hospital tonight. It happened at the intersection of First Street and Evans Avenue downtown.

Officials on scene said a pickup truck side-swiped the ambulance, causing the ambulance to hit a palm tree and a telephone pole. The tree and pole were knocked to the ground.

Responders say all involved were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. We'll bring you more information as soon as updates come in.