Louisville Fire Truck Involved In Fatal Crash

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville fire truck on an emergency run is involved in a fatal crash.

The hook and ladder truck was westbound on Algonquin Parkway with its lights and sirens on when LMPD says a Mercury going south on McClosky Avenue pulled in front of the truck.

The collision spun the car around and sent the fire truck careening off the road where it hit a tree and a brick wall.

LMPD Spokesman Dwight Mitchell says one person was killed but it’s not clear if the person was in the Mercury or was a pedestrian.

The four firefighters on the truck were taken to University Hospital with minor injuries.


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