1 killed, 5 injured in crash involving fire truck in Louisville

Courtesy Mark Vanderhoff
Courtesy Mark Vanderhoff(WKYT)
Published: Sep. 21, 2017 at 11:01 AM EDT
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One person is dead after a crash involving a fire truck.

Louisville Metro police said the crash was reported around 8:45 a.m. at McCloskey Avenue and Algonquin Parkway.

The crash involved a fire truck and a green sedan.

Police said the fire truck was heading west on Algonquin Parkway in emergency mode. The green Mercury sedan was at the stop sign at the intersection of McCloskey and Algonquin, but went into the intersection and collided with the fire truck.

Louisville Fire officials said four crew members were taken to University Hospital with minor injuries. The woman in the green sedan was taken to University Hospital, but her condition is not known.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that they are not sure if the victim was in the sedan or a pedestrian because they were found outside of the vehicle.