UPDATE: Around 6:38 p.m., officials say Thomas J. Thompson, 49, of Emporia (MD), hit the engine died at the scene, nbc12.com reports.
ORIGINAL STORY: A driver died Wednesday evening after his car slammed into a Prince George’s County (MD) fire truck responding to an accident, reports progress-index.com.
The truck was stopped in the left lane of I-95 northbound at the 41-mile marker when it was hit by a Nissan Versa sometime before 7 p.m. The driver of the Versa, which was totaled, was killed instantly. The driver’s identity hasn’t yet been released.
The truck, assigned to Squad 6 in Carson and which was not occupied at the time of impact, endured some damage to its right rear side. No one responding to the scene was injured.
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