When a 30-ton fire truck crashes into a line of cars, it is not hard to imagine that there would be a lot of damage and multiple people injured. This is exactly what happened recently, according to a news article from News 5 Boston.
Boston Fire Department (BFD) officials have said the fire apparatus involved in the crash (Engine No. 7) was responding to a report of smoke at the time and had all lights, sirens and other emergency equipment in operation at the time of the accident. The call was on Boylston Street in downtown Boston, and the engine was approaching the intersection of Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street when witnesses heard what they described as a very loud bang and then some more crashing sounds. Continue reading