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(TX)(05-25-2021) Lubbock FD Engine Struck at Crash Scene

Lubbock FD - Around 2 am on 5-25-21, LFR Engine 1 was blocking traffic on I-27 where N Loop 289 passes over. High water levels caused a vehicle to stall out under the overpass.
Engine 1 was struck in the back bumper by a passenger car. Four firefighters were inside the apparatus, and thankfully, none received injuries from the collision.
The person in the passenger car was uninjured and arrested by Lubbock Police Department. The person is being charged with DWI, expired registration, and operating a vehicle with no driver's license.
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