Fatal Accident Involving Reece City (AL) Fire Apparatus

Courtesy Fire Department Facebook

One person was killed and another injured during the crash which shut down the NB lanes of I-59 on Sunday morning, reports ABC 33 News.

The fire department posted to Facebook, “While doing traffic control at the scene of a vehicle accident on I-59 at the 195 mile marker north bound our engine was struck and badly damaged. NO FIREFIGHTERS WERE INJURED. Unfortunately their was one fatality in the vehicle that struck our engine. Thank you to all the ones that called or texted to check on us.”

The driver and two other passengers were transported by ambulance for medical treatment. Bad weather Sunday morning did not allow for a medical evacuation by helicopter.

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