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Fire Truck Accident in Orlando Injures Multiple People

Jonathan Hernandez10 months ago

At least three people have been injured in an accident in Orlando involving a fire truck.

Details about the Accident Involving the Fire Truck

A fire truck that was responding to a call was involved in a crash on Curry Ford Road during rush hour.

WESH News in Orlando is reporting that three people are currently recovering from injuries sustained in the crash.

Police said that the truck was responding to a call when it collided with at least one of the vehicles. At least three people have been sent to the hospital with head and neck injuries.

One of the victims in the accident said she was sideswiped by the fire truck after she saw it hit two other vehicles.

The fire truck was damaged enough that it had to be towed away from the scene of the accident, along with two other vehicles.

Important Information about Firefighters in the United States

According to the National Fire Protection Association:

  • There were 64 firefighter deaths in the United States in 2014.
  • There were 65,880 firefighter injuries in the United States in 2013.
  • 4,015 firefighter injures in 2013 occurred when responding to or returning from an accident. 

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