10 Hurt After FDNY Truck Collides with Minivan in Brooklyn (NY)

Ten people were hurt after an FDNY truck smashed into the side of a minivan in Brooklyn (NY) on Friday afternoon, reports nbcnewyork.com.

Of the 10 people injured, eight were in the minivan and two were firefighters. Six of the eight hurt are adults; none of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

The accident happened at the intersection of Driggs Avenue and South 5th Street in Williamsburg around 3 p.m., officials say. The apparatus was responding to multiple calls of a fire when it collided with the minivan.

The cause is under investigation, and officials haven’t said how fast the truck was going, if its lights and sirens were on at the time, or why the van was unable to get out of the way.

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