Five Hurt in Phoenix Accident on Wier Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona (September 18, 2023) – Firefighters were among five people involved in a fire truck collision in southeast Phoenix on Monday morning, according to the authorities.
The wreck happened on Wier Avenue, near 40th Street and Roeser Road late in the morning.
Authorities said the Phoenix fire engine was traveling eastbound on Wier Avenue when it collided with a flatbed delivery truck.
Four firefighters and the driver of the other truck were transported to hospital as a precaution.
The crash also punctured a gas tank on the flatbed truck but was quickly sealed by HazMat crews.
The cause of the collision is unsure investigation.
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