Vehicle crash involving firetruck on I-95 kills one person

Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — One person has died in a vehicle accident involving a fire truck on Interstate 95, according to the Virginia State Police.

VSP said a sedan struck a firetruck that was responding to a crash at exit 41 on I-95. The driver of the vehicle that hit the engine has died as a result of the crash.

No one on the firetruck was hit and neither were any bystanders.

Troopers were called to the scene around 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

State police said they are still investigating the incident, and no other details are available at this time.

All southbound lanes were closed following the crash. As of 8 p.m. the southbound left lane has reopened.

Traffic backups were fully cleared at 9:30 p.m., three hours after the crash.

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