Miami, Florida – An auto accident involving an SUV that hit a Miami Fire-Rescue truck occurred Thursday morning. The rescue truck was transporting an injured patient to Jackson Memorial Hospital when the SUV crashed into it. The accident happened just after midnight at the intersection of Flagler Street and Northwest 12th Avenue in Miami, Florida.
While engine 24 of the Miami Fire Department was northbound on Northwest 12th Avenue with its lights and sirens on heading to Jackson Memorial Hospital, it was hit by a Jeep Liberty SUV that was westbound on Flagler Street. The impact caused the Jeep to flip onto its side and slide along the sidewalk.
Paramedics extricated the 60-year-old female driver from the Jeep.
None of the paramedics involved in the crash were injured.
The driver of the SUV was cited by Miami police for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.
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