Fire Truck Involved in Crash

One person was injured Thursday in a traffic accident in Murphysboro that involved a fire truck.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. near Jackson Square.

A fire tanker truck from the Murphysboro Pomona Somerset Fire Protection District was on its way to a call when it struck an SUV in the intersection.

The SUV’s driver was taken to the hospital; the firefighter driving the truck was not injured.

The tanker truck was on its way to a barn fire on Route 149 outside of Murphysboro.

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