SUV driver, 3 firefighters hospitalized after head-on crash involving Florida firetruck

  • Source: WESH-TV NBC 2 Orlando
  • Published: 03/30/2021 12:00 AM

VIDEO: The driver of an SUV was critically injured and three firefighters have been hospitalized after a firetruck was involved in a head-on crash Monday. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the crash between a Volusia County firetruck and a Chevy Tahoe happened on Ocean Shore Boulevard in Volusia County at 12:10 p.m. Troopers said the Tahoe was traveling northbound on Ocean Shore Blvd and the firetruck was traveling southbound. Witnesses told the Florida Highway Patrol that the driver of the Tahoe was driving in an aggressive and careless manner. The Tahoe crossed into the southbound lanes and struck the firetruck head-on. The driver of the Tahoe was airlifted to Halifax Hospital in critical condition. Troopers said three firefighters were also taken to a hospital to be checked out. The crash remains under investigation.


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