UPDATE: The first responder has been identified as Nick Theofilis, 23.
Nick was a full-time Paramedic at Penn Hills EMS and also worked part-time for White Oak EMS.
Nick worked as a full-time EMT for White Oak EMS from March 2019 – March 2022 while he attended Paramedic school
A Pennsylvania first responder is dead after a serious crash Sunday night.
The crash happened just after 11 PM in Shadyside near 5th Avenue and Morewood Avenue according to KDKA.
The crash involved a Penn Hills EMS ambulance and a car.
According to KDKA, the driver of the ambulance was in cardiac arrest and was taken to a nearby hospital where he died.
The ambulance driver has not been identified at this time.
The other person in the ambulance was taken to a nearby hospital and is reported in stable condition.
The person driving the car was also taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.
The crash is under investigation.