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All firefighters released from hospital after crash involving fire truck, tractor trailer in Concord

Two firefighters and the driver of a tractor trailer were injured in a crash in Concord Friday.
Two firefighters and the driver of a tractor trailer were injured in a crash in Concord Friday.(Sky3 | WBTV)
Published: Jul. 9, 2021 at 12:07 PM EDT
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CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - Four firefighters and the driver of a tractor trailer were injured in a crash in Concord Friday.

The two-vehicle wreck happened around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Weddington Road at Waterway Drive. Officials say the firefighters, from the Concord Fire Department, were responding to a call a the time.

Four firefighters and the tractor trailer driver were taken to a local hospital with injuries. By 8:30 p.m., officials said all of the firefighters have been released from the hospital.

There is no word on what may have caused the crash or if any charges are being filed. NC State Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation.

Officials said the intersection would be closed for approximately one hour while crews worked at the scene.

No further information was released.

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