PORTLAND — A city of Portland ambulance had to be towed tonight after it was involved in a front end  collision on Forest Avenue.

Deputy Fire Chief Bill Flynn said Medcu 3 was transporting a female patient to Maine Medical Center when a car turning from Ocean Avenue onto Forest Avenue hit the ambulance’s front bumper.

Flynn said the ambulance had its lights and siren on. He described the collision as a ‘fender bender.’

Flynn said no one was injured, including the patient. The accident took place around 5:30 p.m.