Legal news for Texas personal injury attorneys. A fire truck responding to an emergency call overturns in Harris County.
Texas personal injury attorney’s alert- A collision between a volunteer fire department fire truck and a van leaves three injured.
Houston, TX—A fire truck en route to a motorcycle wreck with its sirens blasting and lights flashing overturned after the truck collided with a van. The crash occurred on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. in northwest Harris County, as reported by the Houston Chronicle.
A Spring Volunteer Fire Department truck was traveling east on FM 2920 while responding to an emergency call, when the truck collided with a van. The crash left the fire department pumper truck overturned and the driver of the van trapped in his vehicle. Emergency workers had to release the driver of the van from his badly damaged vehicle. Two fire fighters and the driver of the van were transported by emergency medical service (EMS) crews to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries. The two fire fighters and the diver of the van reportedly did not suffer from any life-threatening injuries. An unidentified substance reportedly spilled onto the roadway from the van, causing everyone in the immediate area to be evacuated as a precaution until officials could identify what the substance was. Accident officials state it is unknown what caused the collision, and a full accident investigation will be conducted.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Texas personal injury lawyers.