Four Houston (TX) Firefighters Hospitalized After Car Strikes On-Scene Apparatus

Houston Fire Department

According to a report from KHOU11, four Houston (TX) Fire Department members were injured late Sunday after a BMW crashed into their apparatus while they were responding to an incident on the Gulf Freeway.

According to Houston police, the firefighters were blocking a hit-and-run crash scene at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the freeway near Bellfort when the car struck the apparatus in which they were sitting.

Four firefighters who were inside the truck were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, officers said. The entire freeway was shut down while police investigated.

No one has been charged at this time.


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