SALT LAKE CITY — A car crashed into a fire engine in Salt Lake City on Monday afternoon, injuring three people including two firefighters, the city’s fire department confirmed.
The engine was sitting on the apron at the fire station near the corner of 900 West and 800 South when it was struck by the vehicle, the department said, momentarily pinning the car underneath the front of the engine.
Two firefighters were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and the driver of the vehicle was transported by family, the department said.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
One of our fire engines was struck by a private vehicle today. The engine was sitting on the apron at the fire station when the accident occurred. Two firefighters were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the vehicle was transported by family. pic.twitter.com/oj9Peoicsr
— Salt Lake City Fire Department (@slcfire) March 9, 2021