New Details in Fire Truck Crash



We have new details on that crash involving a fire truck Thursday in Murphysboro.
 
The driver of the S-U-V that was later flown to a St. Louis Hospital for treatment.
 
It happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Industrial Park Road and 2nd Street.
 
Murphysboro Police say the Fire Truck Tanker for the Murphysboro Pomona Somerset Fire Department had its emergency lights and siren on when it entered the intersection. It was being driven by 68 year old Michael Kortkamp.
 
Authorities say that silver SUV entered the intersection at the same time, causing the crash.
 
The driver of the SUV has not been identified.
 
Police have not determined fault in the accident and say the investigation continues.

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