As reported by the ajc.com, six firefighters were injured Tuesday, June 4, 2013 when they collided with a tractor trailer on Old Dixie Highway and Central Avenue in Forest Park.
Gordon Wright, spokesman for the Georgia State Patrol said the firemen were heading to a call at approximately 7:00pm with the lights and sirens on heading southbound on Dixie Highway. The fire truck came upon the tractor trailer who was just in front of the fire truck also heading southbound. The fire truck entered the northbound lanes to pass the traffic when the tractor trailer collided into the right side of the fire truck.
One of the firemen was flown to Atlanta Medical Center, the other five that were injured were taken by ambulance. This crash is still under investigation, if you have any information or witnessed the crash you are asked to contact the Georgia State Patrol.
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