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Fire Rescue Truck Overturns In Fort Lauderdale Crash

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Ft. Lauderdale Fire Rescue truck overturned in a crash. (Source: CBS4)

Ft. Lauderdale Fire Rescue truck overturned in a crash. (Source: CBS4)

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Five people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon, including a firefighter, after a Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue unit overturned in a crash with another vehicle.

The fire rescue truck was transporting a patient to Broward Health when the crash took place in the 1500 block of Davie Boulevard shortly before noon, according to Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue spokesman Matt Little.

Car involved in crash with fire rescue truck. (Source: CBS4)

Car involved in crash with fire rescue truck. (Source: CBS4)

A firefighter and a person from the car were transported as “level 2 trauma alerts” and three others were transported as “basic life support” patients, according to Little.

No word yet on how the crash happened.

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