Fire Apparatus, Ambulance, Taxi, Car Collide in MS

Three firefighters were among the ten people injured Saturday night when a fire truck, ambulance, taxi, and another vehicle collided in Jackson, Mississippi. Victims were transported to local hospitals, but all the firefighters had been released by Sunday afternoon.

The ambulance involved in the crash was knocked onto its side, and one woman had to be extricated from her vehicle, according to a report on clarionledge.com.

Police said an accident reconstructionist was called to the scene, and authorities are investigating to determine the cause of the collision.

For more on apparatus driving and safety, ready Rob Raheb’s series On the Road in our fireEMS section, such as National Driving Standards: Is the Minimum Good Enough?

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