8 injured after crash involving Fairfax Co. fire truck

Eight people were taken to the hospital after a crash Thursday involving a Fairfax County, Virginia, fire truck and three other cars.

The crash happened around 5:19 p.m. on Richmond Highway at Memorial Street in Groveton, Fairfax County Police said in a tweet.

Police initially reported that one person was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries but has since improved and is expected to survive.

The remaining seven people injured in the crash have non-life-threatening injuries as well, a Fairfax County police spokesperson told WTOP.

Memorial Street was closed for a few hours due to the crash, but has since reopened.

Below is a map of where the crash occurred.

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Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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