Three Kentucky Firefighters Injured in Water Tanker Crash

A water tanker crash Sunday injured three Clay City (KY) firefighters while they were en route to a call.

Around 9 p.m., firefighters were driving on Hardwicks Creek Road when they crashed in the fire department’s water tanker, according to WTVQ (

The 34-year-old driver went off the road into a ditch then overcorrected, causing a rollover. The firefighters are in stable condition, but the fire apparatus will have to be replaced.

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For more on fire truck crashes and driving, consider Video Provides Training on Avoiding Water Tanker Rollover Accidents, Fire Apparatus Rollover Accident Leads to Cooperative Safety Video Between Raleigh (NC) and Seattle (WA) FD, ROLLOVER ALERT SYSTEM, and What’s Causing All the Tanker Rollovers?.

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