Chattanooga, TN – According to the Chattanooga Police Department, this incident occurred on Thursday.

It happened at 1300 N. Holtzclaw Avenue.

Chattanooga Police Department officers responded to a report of a theft of an ambulance.

The responding officers were advised that someone had gotten access to an ambulance and fled from 975 E. 3rd Street.

They reportedly located the stolen vehicle on Holtzclaw Avenue and attempted to stop it.

Once the ambulance was stopped, police attempted to approach it.

Then the ambulance went into motion and struck a police unit, disabling it.

Police were able to make contact with the 66-year-old driver and take him into custody.

The suspect, who was not identified, was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

This incident remains under investigation.