Two Badly Hurt When a Columbus (NE) Fire Truck and Pickup Collide at Intersection

Two people were seriously injured when a responding Columbus (NE) fire truck collided with a pickup truck on Saturday night (Oct. 16), according to a report published by newschannelnebraska.com.

The report said the collision occurred at 9:37 pm when a Columbus fire truck, heading east to an unrelated call, collided with the 2012 GMC Sierra pickup truck heading southbound at an intersection.

The report said the pickup truck allegedly failed to stop at the intersection light and the pickup then hit a pedestrian who was standing at the corner of the intersection.  The driver of the pickup truck, a 32-year-old man from Columbus and the pedestrian, a 43-year-old man, also from Columbus, were both seriously hurt in the crash and were transported to Columbus Community Hospital for treatment, the web site said.

No firefighters were hurt in the crash which is under investigation, according to the report.   

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