1 dead, 2 hurt as DC fire truck collides with car

D.C. police said a driver of a  car has died after being struck by a fire truck at the intersection of 12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast on Friday, March 9, 2018. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
D.C. police said a driver of a car has died after being struck by a fire truck at the intersection of 12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast on Friday, March 9, 2018. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
D.C. Fire has changed protocol to try to prevent crashes involving fire engines. (File, WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The fire department said that the truck was responding to an emergency call at about 12:15 p.m. when it struck a car at 12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue Northeast on Friday, March 9, 2018. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo, File)
A driver was killed and two others, including a pregnant woman, were taken to a hospital after a D.C. Fire and EMS truck collided with a car in Northeast on Friday afternoon. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
A driver was killed and two others, including a pregnant woman, were taken to a hospital after a D.C. Fire and EMS truck collided with a car in Northeast on Friday, March 9, 2018. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The driver of the car that collided with the fire truck was seriously hurt, and later died, police said. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The driver of the car that collided with the fire truck was seriously hurt, and later died, police said. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The pregnant woman is also seriously hurt, the fire department said. A firefighter suffered minor injuries. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The pregnant woman is also seriously hurt, the fire department said. A firefighter suffered minor injuries. (WTOP/Mike Murillo) (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
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D.C. police said a driver of a  car has died after being struck by a fire truck at the intersection of 12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast on Friday, March 9, 2018. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
D.C. Fire has changed protocol to try to prevent crashes involving fire engines. (File, WTOP/Mike Murillo)
A driver was killed and two others, including a pregnant woman, were taken to a hospital after a D.C. Fire and EMS truck collided with a car in Northeast on Friday afternoon. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The driver of the car that collided with the fire truck was seriously hurt, and later died, police said. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)
The pregnant woman is also seriously hurt, the fire department said. A firefighter suffered minor injuries. (WTOP/Mike Murillo)

WASHINGTON — A driver was killed and two others, including a pregnant woman, were taken to a hospital after a D.C. Fire and EMS truck collided with a car in Northeast on Friday afternoon.

The fire department said that the truck was responding to an emergency call at about 12:15 p.m. when it struck a car at 12th Street and Rhode Island Avenue Northeast. A pregnant woman, who was a pedestrian, and another car were hit after the original collision.

The driver of the car that collided with the fire truck was seriously hurt, and later died, police said. The pregnant woman is also seriously hurt, the fire department said. A firefighter suffered minor injuries.

Police identified the driver of the car as 32-year-old Deangelo Green of Northeast D.C.

Lanes near 10th and 13th streets in Northeast were blocked Friday afternoon, but have since reopened.


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