Drunk driver slams into medical helicopter, fire truck

The man drove around barricades before crashing into the helicopter and hitting a fire truck


By FireRescue1 Staff

GALLUP, N.M. — A man was arrested after crashing into a medical helicopter and fire truck on a highway Sunday. 

Firefighters and police officers were working at a crash scene when Glenn Livingston, 26, drove around barricades and crashed his vehicle into the parked medical helicopter. He also struck a fire truck, reported USA Today

The incident occurred Sunday. (Photo/McKinley County Sheriff's Office)
The incident occurred Sunday. (Photo/McKinley County Sheriff's Office) (Photo/McKinley County Sheriff's Office)

The helicopter was unoccupied at the time of the crash; no injuries were reported. First responders had set up a landing zone for the medical helicopter to transport a patient from a crash scene. 

Livingston was charged with aggravated DWI and resisting, evading and obstructing an officer.

KRQE reported that all vehicles involved in the incident had to be towed from the scene.

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