One Dead, Four Injured in Crash with Louisville Fire Truck

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – One person is dead in a crash involving a car and a Louisville Fire & Rescue fire truck.

The crash happened on Algonquin Parkway near McCloskey Avenue about 8:45 a.m. Thursday. 

Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell says the fire truck was headed to an emergency with lights and sirens, when it collided with a green car. 

“Our preliminary investigation, and according to witnesses, stated that the fire truck was going west on Algonquin in an emergency mode,” Mitchell said. “Apparently there was a green Mercury that was at the corner of McCloskey and Algonquin, apparently at a stop sign. That vehicle went out into the intersection and collided with the fire apparatus.”

WDRB 41 Louisville News


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