Whitney Fire Department Truck Crashes Avoiding Pedestrian

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SPARTANBURG Co., S.C. (WSPA) – The driver of a firetruck for Whitney Fire Department in Spartanburg County was fortunately uninjured after having to make a maneuver that resulted in a collision with a tree Friday afternoon.

According to Whitney Fire Department, the unit was called out for a collision with injuries at Austrian Way by Herald Journal Blvd. around 2 p.m. Friday.

When the driver of the firetruck was approaching a hill and then cresting the hill, they saw at least one pedestrian in the roadway at the scene of the collision the unit was responding to.

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