Fort Worth firefighters injured after rig hits pick-up truck

Four Fort Worth firefighters were injured after their rig hit a pick-up truck while traveling to a structure fire on Monday afternoon.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Handley Edderville Road and Randol Mill Road.

An official with the Fort Worth Fire Department said the rig was on its way to a fire with its lights and sirens on. The pick-up was caught in the intersection, and tried to get out, but was unable to. The rig attempted to swerve and miss the truck, but hit it and flipped over onto its side.

Three firefighters were treated for minor injuries. One firefighter had moderate injuries, according to the FWFD official. The driver of the pick-up truck also had moderate injuries.

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