Overturned fire truck in ditch in Prichard


PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE — WKRG News 5 learned there are no injuries after a fire truck overturned into a ditch Friday morning.

Prichard Fire and Rescue says the truck should be operational once back on the road.

The city released the following statement Friday:

On Friday, April 23, 2021, at approximately 9 a.m., a Prichard Fire-Rescue Department fire truck was overturned in a ditch at the intersection of Grant Avenue and McGee Street. The firefighter driving the truck was en route to Central Fire Station when the accident occurred. He was trying to avoid colliding with another vehicle on the street causing the fire truck to overturn in the ditch. No injuries were sustained in this incident.

City of Prichard

ORIGINAL STORY– A fire truck overturned into a ditch on Grant Road in Prichard Friday morning. Emergency crews are on scene.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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