Mike Wilbur

ELDERLY DRIVER HITS GA. FIRE TRUCK EN ROUTE TO HOUSE FIRE, NO FIREFIGHTERS HURT

By Angela Saxon, WFXG:

Richmond County dispatch confirms that one elderly man was taken to a local hospital after a car crash involving a fire truck happened on the 2800 Block Wrightsboro Rd. outside Daniel Field.

According to authorities, the call regarding the crash came in around  6:56 p.m. on Sunday, May 17.

The elderly man was driving a red Chevy Cobalt when he struck the fire truck on its side carrying three firefighters. Officials say the fire truck was on its way to a house fire scene.

Deputies say that the elderly man is being treated for his injuries at a local hospital. Two of the three firefighters were evaluated at the scene an released. All three firefighters suffered no injures.

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