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10 Injured In Philadelphia Fire Truck, Ambulance Collision

Four firefighters and one paramedic were taken to nearby hospital.


 
 

JEMS | | Wednesday, December 22, 2010


Philly.com reports that 10 people were injured late Tuesday afternoon after a collision between a fire engine, and ambulance and three other vehicles.

Audio from Accident Scene, courtesy AlertPage

Seven fire and EMS personnel along with three civilians suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an accident in the city's Logan section, according to Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers.

The fire and EMS units were responding to an accident when they collided with a taxi and two other private automobiles. Four firefighters and one paramedic were transported to nearby a nearby hospital. Two others were taken to Temple University Hospital.

All were execpected to be treated and released overnight.

The three civilians injuries were reported not as serious.



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