Three firefighters are hurt after they were hit by a truck on the 14th Street Bridge during Friday evening’s rush hour.
UPDATE: Crash. I-395 NB (HOV) on the 14th Street Bridge. SW DC. NB HOV bridge is closed, stay with general purpose lanes. Extended closure expected for investigation.
— MATOC Alerts (@MATOC) May 24, 2019
The D.C. firefighters were responding to a hit-and-run crash on the inbound HOV lanes of the bridge Friday afternoon when they were hit.
One of the firefighters had serious injuries that were not life-threatening — the other two had minor injuries.
In a tweet, D.C. police wished the injured firefighters “a speedy recovery.”