Four firefighters and a teenager were hospitalized when the driver of a BMW crashed into a Houston fire truck blocking traffic for a separate crash Sunday night.

怎么看彩票平台是黑平台The crew from Engine 52 was stopped on the northbound main lanes of the Gulf Freeway near Bellfort Street to block traffic for a hit-and-run crash around 9:30 p.m. All four firefighters were inside the engine, which had its emergency lights activated.

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怎么看彩票平台是黑平台The BMW driver was northbound in the main lanes and struck the front left side of the engine, causing heavy damage to the car and fire truck. A 15-year-old girl who was in the front passenger seat was seriously injured in the crash but is expected to survive, according to Houston Police Department Sgt. David Rose.

怎么看彩票平台是黑平台The four firefighters were also taken to the hospital but are in good condition.

The BMW driver could face felony charges for the crash. There were no signs of intoxication, Rose said, although authorities are seeking a blood draw to determine if the driver was intoxicated in any way.

“Very few sober people crash into giant fire trucks with their lights on like that,” said Sean Teare, chief of the Harris County District Attorney’s Office Vehicular Crimes Unit. He added that the driver might have been fatigued or distracted.

怎么看彩票平台是黑平台In Houston, an additional fire truck is typically dispatched to any freeway crash to help block traffic for firefighters and paramedics. In December, specifically designed to block traffic, so fully staffed engines and ladder companies can remain in service and ready to take other calls.

怎么看彩票平台是黑平台The status of that initiative is unclear.

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