LOWER MERION, Pa. (CBS) — A patient was injured while trying to escape a hospital in a stolen delivery van in Lower Merion, Montgomery County.

It happened around 4 a.m. Thursday when a man, wearing a hospital gown, escaped Lankenau Medical Center with an IV still in his arm and stole an Aramark truck.

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Police say the patient drove about 200 yards from the hospital before the vehicle struck a fence, rolled down an embankment and stopped on its side near a body of water.

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The man was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with serious injuries.

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