Five Injured After Car Collides With Fire Truck | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Five Injured After Car Collides With Fire Truck

A civilian has been transported to a hospital with life threatening injuries after a fire engine and another vehicle collided.

Four firefighters were also injured in the collision and three have been transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A spokesman for the fire department says it appears the fire engine was leaving a scene when it was struck by the other vehicle. The incident occurred at Drake Place and 53rd street in Southeast DC.

Emergency responders were called to the scene around noon.

NPR

Investigating The Drug Trade In 'Cartel Land'

A new documentary tells a riveting story of the way power and violence intersect along the Arizona border and in embattled Michoacan, Mexico.
NPR

Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.
NPR

Donald Trump Controversy Highlights Influence Of Hispanics In U.S.

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.
NPR

Pilot In Solar-Powered Plane Sets Aviation Record

André Borschberg, flying Solar Impulse 2, set a new record of 120 hours in the cockpit on a journey from Japan to Hawaii.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.