DC firefighter hurt in fire truck crash that killed 1

Officials said the firefighter suffered minor injuries; the driver of the car that crashed into the rig died and a pregnant bystander was critically hurt

By FireRescue1 Staff

WASHINGTON — The driver of a car that crashed into a fire truck Friday died from his injuries and a pregnant bystander was critically injured, according to officials. 

FOX5 DC reported that a D.C. Fire and EMS crew was responding to a call when Deangelo Green was T-boned by a fire truck after the rig drove through a green light.

Officials said the driver was extricated from the car and transported to the hospital, where he later died.

A pregnant woman who was standing on the sidewalk when the crash occurred was also transported to the hospital in critical condition.

A firefighter suffered minor injuries in the crash and is expected to be OK.

Officials are currently investigating the crash.


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