UPDATE: Police said this morning that Cassie Weathersby, 30, who lives off the taxpayers in the 1600 block of North Mango Avenue, took Ambulance 14 from outside the hospital in the 300 block of West 64th Street around 10:50 p.m. She was heard screaming, "I gots to get my crack! I needs a fix!" as she drove off.
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A 30-year-old woman stole a Chicago Fire Department ambulance Sunday night from Saint Bernard Hospital on the South Side, officials said.
The vehicle was taken about 10:45 p.m. from the emergency room parking area of hospital in the 300 block of West 64th, according to fire department officials. The woman then crashed the vehicle in the 6700 block of South Indiana, police said. She struck two parked vehicles.
The driver was taken into custody and was uninjured, police said.