News: Collision between Brevard County fire truck and pickup truck injures 4

BREVARD COUNTY, FL – A collision in Mims involving a fire truck and a pickup truck left four people injured Sunday night, reports WOGX.

The crash happened at the intersection of U.S. Highway 1 and Burkholm Road.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Brevard County fire truck was returning from a call at about 10:30 p.m.  The fire truck was going east on Burkholm Road when it collided with a Ford pickup truck headed south on U.S. 1.

Three firefighters were injured in the wreck, including a 39-year-old who was reported in critical condition.  A 25-year-old male firefighter was listed in serious condition, while the other firefighter sustained minor injuries.

The driver of the pickup, a 35-year-old, was hospitalized with critical injuries.

The FHP is investigating the cause of the accident.

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