Mike Wilbur


Two firefighters and two other people were taken to the hospital after a crash Thursday afternoon.

The crash involved a Cooleemee Fire Department fire truck and a car. The fire truck overturned.

It happened in the 800 block of Junction Road south of Mocksville shortly before 4:30 p.m.

Three firefighters were in the fire truck. Two of the firefighters were taken to the hospital, as well as the female driver of the car and a 10-year-old girl in the car.

One firefighter has a broken arm and the other firefighter suffered minor injuries, according to Highway Patrol.

Highway Patrol said the driver of the car has serious injuries.

The 10-year-old girl was taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK.

There is no word on what caused the crash.

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