8 firefighters injured in double apparatus crash with pickup
The three-vehicle crash at an intersection in New Hampshire sent nine people to the hospital
By Laura French
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Two fire apparatus and a pickup truck were involved in a crash in New Hampshire, sending eight firefighters and one civilian to the hospital.
Manchester firefighters were responding to a call at the time of the collision, according to WMUR. Roads were closed in both directions and a traffic light was downed in the crash.
The apparatus involved were the Manchester Fire Department’s Truck 1 and Engine 11, both headquartered at the city’s Central Fire Station.
At least 6 ambulances were requested to respond to the scene, according to FirefighterCloseCalls.com.
The Manchester Police Department is investigating the crash.
2 MFD fire trucks & a pick up truck crash into each other on Maple and Bridge - road closures now include Bridge Street at Malvern St and Beech. Both directions. 9 people transported to hospital. MPD on scene. pic.twitter.com/QOqVZiGYMq— Manchester NH Police (@mht_nh_police) February 21, 2020