1 dead, 2 injured after Fla. rescue unit and car crash

An early morning wreck in Orlando sends survivors to the hospital

By Jessie Forand

ORLANDO, Fla — “This was probably one of the worst crashes I’ve ever seen,” a WFTV reporter Tweeted from the scene of an early-morning crash that involved an Orlando Fire Department Rescue Unit and a car.

Of the car’s three occupants, one died and two others were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

WFTV reported that the firefighters involved were taken to the hospital, too, for evaluation, but did not sustain serious injuries.

According to police, the fire rescue vehicle crashed into a building, and an electrical pole at the scene was damaged.


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