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APPARATUS/VEHICLE/HIGHWAY

FIREFIGHTER CRUSHED BY APPARATUS ENGINE

An Arizona Firefighter is in critical condition after he was crushed by a fire apparatus engine, yesterday, Feb 23. The Gila Bend (Phoenix area) Firefighter had been performing maintenance on the rig’s engine when it came down on him. The Firefighter was airlifted to the hospital in life-threatening, critical condition..although the word is that he is...
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JURY AWARDS $13 MILLION TO FAMILY OF MAN KILLED IN 2018 DC FIRE APPARATUS CRASH

A jury has awarded more than $13.5 million to the family of a man killed in a 2018 crash involving a speeding D.C. fire truck. The award, to be paid to the widow of DeAngelo Green and his six children, came after a jury found that the District was “grossly negligent” in the March 9, 2018...
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DUI DRIVER STRIKES FIRE APPARTUS IN FLORIDA

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — An SUV driver who hit a fire truck and a parked car Saturday night was accused of driving under the influence, Yolanda Fernandez, community awareness division manager with the St. Petersburg Police Department, told Patch. Tammy Austin, 54, ran a red light on 22nd Street S. around 8 p.m. and hit...
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FD UTILITY VEHICLE STRUCK BY JACK-KNIFING SEMI – SOUTH DAKOTA

BROOKINGS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) – Two members of the Brookings Fire Department were injured in a crash on I-29 on Wednesday. According to the Brookings Fire Department, a semi-trailer driver had to jackknife their truck to avoid a car traveling in front of them that had braked hard in icy conditions. The momentum carried the...
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WOMAN DIES IN CRASH WITH AMBULANCE – NORTH CAROLINA

A woman died in a crash between a pickup truck and an ambulance in Cumberland County on Tuesday night. It happened just before 11 p.m. in the Gray’s Creek community along Butler Nursery Road. The WRAL Breaking News Tracker was on the scene as crews worked to clean up after the crash. The ambulance was affiliated...
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AMBULANCE TRANSPORTING PATIENT NARROWLY MISSES CRASHING VEHICLE – MASSACHUSETTS

PEABODY, Mass. — Two paramedics in Massachusetts avoided a catastrophe while transporting a patient in an ambulance on Interstate 95 during Tuesday’s nor’easter. Cataldo Ambulance Service paramedic Tim Crosbie was driving the Atlantic Ambulance Service vehicle on I-95 south in Peabody shortly before 1 p.m. when a car that was traveling on the northbound side...
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