Fire truck and vehicle collide, 7 injured

August 15, 2009 8:18:23 PM PDT
Seven people, including five firefighters, were hurt Saturday when a Chicago fire truck and another vehicle collided on the South Side.The fire truck was responding to a fire call when the accident happened at 67th Street and Jeffrey. The two vehicles ended up crashing into a traffic light pole and knocking it over.

The firefighters were all hospitalized in stable condition Saturday night. One of the civilians was in serious condition and the other in critical condition.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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