Toledo area pregnant woman rear-ends Ohio fire truck

Ohio I-75 Center Township Fire Truck rear-end collision injures pregnant driver.

Toledo, OH(JusticeNewsFlash.com)–A collision between a fire truck and a car could have turned deadly for a pregnant woman. According to the Toledo Blade, Emilia Rasheed, 20, of 2014 Nebraska Avenue, in Toledo was driving north on I-75 when she collided with a fire truck. The Center Township fire rescue crew was slowing to make a turn, around a median, to in response to an automobile fire. The automobile accident occurred on I-75 and State Rd 582. Bowling Green area authorities stated the Center Township fire truck was on its way to a car fire that had occurred on southbound I-75 when it was rear-ended.

The car driver, Rasheed, who was seven months pregnant, was extracted from her motor vehicle after the rear-end fire truck collision occurred.  Ohio Highway Patrol stated Rasheed was flown by an emergency medical helicopter to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, where she was treated for injuries and remained in fair condition Saturday night. The passenger, in Rasheed’s car, 20-year-old German Diaz, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, was transported by emergency medical crews to Wood County Hospital and treated by doctors and nurses for minor injuries. The driver of the fire truck was not injured, and Ohio Highway Patrol further claimed no one was injured in the car fire the fire department was en route to extinguish.

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