Excerpts from abc7chicago.com:

Five firefighters are among six people seriously injured after a Saturday afternoon crash on the city’s South Side. A witness described seeing seeing several fire trucks with their sirens blaring when another driver, instead of stopping, tried to get through the intersection at 47th and State streets in Bronzeville. The metal between a Chicago fire truck and white Chevy Impala was left mangled together seemingly by sheer force. The front of the car caved in following a crash that sent its driver and five firefighters to the hospital.

Police confirmed that the fire truck had its emergency equipment activated while traveling east on 47th Street when the car, going south on State Street, crashed into it. The car’s 30-year-old driver was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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