Pennsylvania Tanker Collides with Tractor-Trailer

A Pennsylvania firefighter was injured when the tanker he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer.
Police are investigating a crash that resulted in the roll over of a fire truck Wednesday afternoon on 222 in Maidencreek Township. (Berks Weekly, YouTube)

Firefighter injured in Berks County crash

Fire Apparatus & Emergency Equipment Staff

MAIDENCREEK TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – Berks Weekly and WFMZ report that a Pennsylvania firefighter was injured when the tanker he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer Wednesday.

Northern Berks Regional Police stated that a Walnuttown Fire Department tanker was travelling Pleasant Hill Road, at approximately 12:25 p.m., when it made a turn onto Route 222, hitting the tractor-trailer.

The collision caused the tanker to overturn.

The firefighter was transported to the hospital for treatment.  There was no report on the type and severity of injuries.

The cause of the crash in under investigation.

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