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Firefighters, delivery driver hospitalized after crash in south Phoenix

Sep 18, 2023, 3:03 PM

Phoenix Fire truck at South Mountain. (Phoenix Fire Department)...

Phoenix Fire truck at South Mountain. (Phoenix Fire Department)

(Phoenix Fire Department)

PHOENIX — Four firefighters and a delivery truck driver were taken to the hospital after a crash Monday morning in south Phoenix, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Officials said around 11:38 a.m., firefighters were responding to a medical emergency before the crash happened.

While they were traveling eastbound on Wier Avenue, they collided with a flatbed delivery truck, authorities said.

Both trucks were able to safely stop. No other vehicles were impacted, officials said.

The gas tank on the delivery truck was punctured which caused a 1-inch gash that was quickly sealed by a hazardous materials truck.

The firefighters and delivery truck driver were taken to a local hospital in stable condition as a precaution.

Phoenix police are investigating the crash.

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Firefighters, delivery driver hospitalized after crash in south Phoenix