Fire Vehicles Hit Sunday Night

A car hit two fire vehicles on Sunday evening. No firefighters were seriously hurt.

A man driving a black Pontiac struck two fire trucks in Bensalem Sunday evening.

According to internet posts, the black car struck utility and engine trucks belonging to William Penn and Penndel fire companies.

PhillyBurbs.com reports the Penndel fire engine was attempting to block the car from fleeing at the intersection of Bensalem Boulevard and Hulmeville Road. Just prior, the car struck the William Penn Fire Co.'s utility truck.

Police told PhillyBurbs the driver of the car revved his engine before intentionally slamming into the truck.

A firefighter was getting out of the passenger side of the vehicle as the Pontiac revved its engine. The lucky first responder quickly got back in the truck and avoided being hit, the Trentonian reported.

The man, who likely driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, was arrested and will be charged.

Nobody was seriously injured in the evening collision.


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