Naples Fire Rescue

Published: Feb 26, 2014 2:54 PM EST

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- A Lee County Ambulance, that was transporting a cardiac patient to NCH, was involved in an accident with a BMW just before 8:30 last night at 8th Street North and 4th Avenue North. 

The ambulance was operating emergency lights and was approximately ½ block from the hospital ER entrance, according to the City of Naples Fire-Rescue Department.

Two Collier County EMS ambulances responded to the scene to transport the patient needing cardiac medical care that was in the back of the Lee County Ambulance, and to transport the female driver of the BMW.

Both vehicles sustained moderate to heavy damage.

The fire department cleaned up debris and leaking fluids at the scene.