The Prince George’s County Fire Department said the accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. on the Inner Loop of Interstate 495.
Video from the fire department showed that fire crews were at the scene for a previous accident when the tractor-trailer struck the ambulance and another vehicle.
Video from 6/15 Beltway incident where PGFD PA 821 was struck by a tractor trailer that plowed through an accident. 2 firefighters suffered minor injuries and were treated and released from the hospital. Slow Down and Move Over! It’s the law and our safety depends on your actions pic.twitter.com/EYdR2OzHc2
— Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department (@PGFDNews) June 17, 2023
“Slow down and move over,” the fire department said. “It’s the law and our safety depends on your actions.”
Two firefighters were taken to a hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, and have since been released.
As a result of the crash, the Inner Loop local lanes were closed until around 2 a.m., WTOP Traffic reported.
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