Officials reported that the crash happened when the civilians’ car rear-ended the fire truck. The crash occurred on March 11th near the exit for Allentown Road at the scene of an earlier crash that happened at approximately 4 a.m.
The firetruck had been providing barrier protection to another fire truck at the scene of the earlier crash when it was struck. Reports indicate that the driver of the vehicle was intoxicated.
The firefighters and civilians involved in the crash were treated for minor injuries.
In addition to legal penalties, driving under the influence and receiving a conviction can cause severe and sometimes unforeseeable consequences for individuals personally, professionally and financially.
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