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Seven people taken to the hospital after vehicle crashes into fire truck on I-35

Posted at 3:30 PM, Jan 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 17:10:49-05

TEMPLE, TX — Seven people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle crashed into a fire truck early Monday morning.

The incident happened on I-35 around 4:30 a.m.

Temple Fire & Rescue says Ladder Truck 01 was responding to emergency calls on I-35 when it was struck by a vehicle that had lost control on the roadway.

Crew members inside the apparatus were able to stop remaining traffic and render aid to the occupants of the vehicle.

Firefighters pulled out seven occupants from the vehicle. All were transported to the local ER with a range of serious to life threatening injuries.

No fire department personnel were injured in the incident.

Temple Fire & Rescue is reminding drivers to drive appropriately for the road conditions.