Irving (TX) Fire Truck Involved in Fatal Accident

Three firefighters are injured, two people are in custody and the driver of a semi truck is dead after a three-part-crash Sunday morning, reports nbcdfw.com

Eastbound Highway 183 is shutdown between Beltline and Story Road and both directions of the service roads are also closed while authorities investigate. Police told NBC 5 the route will remain closed for several more hours.

According to Irving police, a fire truck was stopped on Highway 183 responding to a drunk driving incident early on July 26. The suspected drunk driver fled from his vehicle but was later found and arrested.

Police said the second part of the crash occurred at about 6 a.m. when the driver of an 18-wheeler did not see the fire truck and rammed into it, ejecting three firefighters and starting a huge fire.

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