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Pumper vs. Pickup Leaves 3 Injured in Texas

At an intersection ….. again.

A CHANNELVIEW FIRE DEPARTMENT (Houston area) fire engine collided with a pickup truck at an intersection in Bayview, Texas, Saturday afternoon.  The engine was responding on an assist call to a working house fire when it was struck in the front right corner by a pickup truck in an intersection.

KHOU-TV image

The driver of the pickup along with a female and one child that were also in the cab were airlifted to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.  The three firefighters on the engine were uninjured, however the pumper had extensive damage to the front end.  The pickup truck appears to be totaled.

KHOU-TV filed this video report from the scene:

 

At the time of this posting there was no information yet on the cause of the accident.

Contributed by Firehat, Patrick Mahoney.

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