Driver Seriously Injured after Crash Involving Kansas City Fire Apparatus

Kansas City MO Fire Department

Bill Lukitsch

The Kansas City Star


Oct. 12—One person was taken to an area hospital after crashing into a Kansas City Fire Department truck that was responding to a call near the city’s Mount Cleveland neighborhood, according to police.

Police say the crash happened just before 7 p.m. near the intersection of 51st Street and Cleveland Avenue. A rescue pumper was stopped facing south in the roadway with its emergency lights on when a Chevrolet sedan crashed into the rear of the truck, Capt. Leslie Foreman, a police spokeswoman, said in a statement.

The driver was listed in serious condition as of Monday night. None of the KCFD crew was injured, according to police.


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