Greenville, NY (May 28, 2020) – A serious collision involving a town of Greenville fire police truck was reported on Wednesday afternoon, May 27th. The incident took place around 4:30 p.m. on Interstate 84.
According to authorities, the police truck, a Ford F550, was responding to an accident in the eastbound passing lane with its lights activated. The right lane was open for traffic when a 2020 Volvo SUV, operated by Keri Hostetler, 41, of Larchmont, collided with the fire vehicle and overturned.
Hostetler was trapped inside the SUV and required extrication from emergency responders when the engine caught fire. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and removed Hostetler along with a small child and two dogs that were also inside the SUV. Hostetler was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the fire vehicle, identified as 44-year-old Kevin Gillespie, of Port Jervis, was taken to the hospital with a back injury. Neither the small child nor a passenger in the fire vehicle was injured.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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