Semi runs into fire truck in northern Indiana

(WISH Photo, file)

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say three firefighters were hurt when a semitrailer ran into a fire truck at the scene of an earlier crash during a snowstorm on a northern Indiana highway.

The St. Joseph County Police Department says emergency crews were called about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to a crash involving three vehicles on the U.S 20/31 bypass southwest of South Bend.

Police say the three firefighters were inside the Southwest Fire Territory truck when it was hit by the semitrailer.

Police say the firefighters were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The semi driver wasn’t hurt. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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