FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – One person was killed and another is suffering life-threatening injuries after a vehicle crashed into a fire truck on Clinton Street Saturday morning.
Police say around 8:10 a.m., a FWFD fire truck was driving northbound on Clinton Street, responding to a call, when it noticed an oncoming vehicle driving southbound at a high speed.
The vehicle driving southbound hit a curb at Grove Avenue, spun out and struck the fire truck.
The vehicle’s passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was transported to a local hospital where he is suffering life-threatening injuries.
No one in the fire truck was injured. The driver of the fire truck was given the routine protocol for drivers involved in a fatal crash.
The Allen County Coroner’s office will handle the identification of the deceased after the family is notified.