Dallas Fire-Rescue Crew Members Injured in Hit-and-Run on Dangerous Curve

Two Dallas Fire-Rescue first responders were among three injured in a hit-and-run accident on a hazardous curve in Far East Dallas.

Two Dallas Fire-Rescue first responders were among the three individuals injured in a hit-and-run accident on a perilous curve in Far East Dallas.

According to police reports, the Dallas Fire-Rescue (DFR) team was attending to an accident scene when a vehicle collided with them. The driver responsible for the collision and another individual fled the scene, prompting a search by law enforcement.

Julie Quinones, a resident near Hunnicut Road where the incident occurred, expressed concern about the notorious danger of the curve. She recounted multiple instances of vehicles crashing near her property and emphasized the need for caution.

The series of events unfolded late at night, with the initial crash transpiring around 12:20 a.m. as a result of a driver losing control on wet pavement. Subsequently, a second collision occurred when a car struck a parked minivan, pinning a man between the two vehicles. Two firefighters sustained minor injuries in the ensuing chaos.

Captain Bubby Moore of Dallas Fire provided details, stating that despite the minor injuries sustained by his team, the incident underscores the perilous nature of automobile accidents, especially for emergency responders.

Moore emphasized the importance of vigilance and cautioned against reckless driving, highlighting the risks posed to first responders working at crash scenes.

As investigations continue and authorities search for the individuals responsible for the hit-and-run, residents and emergency crews alike remain vigilant, emphasizing the necessity of safety measures on the roads to prevent similar incidents in the future.


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