6 injured in 9-vehicle crash involving Fla. fire engine
Officials said a chain reaction began when a fire engine on its way to a call collided with another vehicle
By Laura French
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. — A nine-vehicle crash involving a Florida fire engine sent six people to the hospital late Thursday night.
Officials say the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue engine was on its way to a call when it collided with another vehicle, setting off a chain reaction, according to WSVN.
Two of those who were injured had to be extricated from their vehicles after becoming trapped.
Officials did not say whether fire personnel were among those injured.
OLPD Units are arrival at NW 27th Ave & NW 135th St in reference to a traffic crash with injuries involving a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Engine and eight other vehicles. All lanes are closed north and south bound on NW 27 Ave. from NW 132 St. to Opa locka Blvd. pic.twitter.com/NGaFuou6BP— Opa Locka Police (@ChiefJDobson) March 27, 2020