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Arizona: Phoenix firefighter and man hurt after crash on I-10 at 67th Avenue

Saturday, June 8, 2019
  A firefighter and a man were hurt after a crash on Interstate 10 in west Phoenix early Sunday morning.

According to fire officials, firefighters were on scene of a car fire on westbound I-10 at 67th Avenue when they were struck from behind by a vehicle going at a high rate of speed.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the crash involved 5 vehicles including the fire truck and a DPS vehicle.

The 23-year-old man behind the wheel suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

Fire officials said one Phoenix firefighter suffered minor injuries and was also taken to a local hospital for precautionary reasons.

The cause of the collision is under investigation by DPS.

All lanes of westbound I-10 at 67th Avenue have reopened since the crash.

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