Brooklyn, NY (October 16, 2019) – A dozen people were injured after two FDNY trucks collided at the intersection of Rodgers Avenue and Crown Street Tuesday night, October 15th. The accident was reported at around 10:00 p.m. in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Authorities said that trucks, from Engine 249 and Ladder 113, were responding to a report of smoke when they collided at the intersection. The force of the collision forced the Ladder 113 truck onto a sidewalk where it struck at least three parked vehicles. A 68-year-old pedestrian was also struck during the incident.
Altogether, eleven firefighters and one pedestrian suffered various injuries as a result of the accident. The current conditions of the victims is not yet known.
Authorities are actively investigating the incident.
Our thoughts are with all injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Truck Accidents in New York
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