Fire trucks struck on I-85 in Rowan County
ROWAN COUNTY, North Carolina – Three fire engines were struck by a tractor-trailer while on the scene of a separate tractor-trailer fire in Rowan County Tuesday morning.
The collision occurred on Interstate 85 southbound near the Yadkin Bridge, according to WBTV and WGHP.
At approximately 3:00 a.m. firefighters from the Linwood Fire Department responded to a tractor-trailer fire on I-85.
While firefighters were extinguishing the burning semi, another tractor-trailer struck three fire Miller’s Ferry fire trucks, according to WBTV.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was injured and transported to a hospital.
No firefighters on the scene were injured.
The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.