A pedestrian struck by a Boston fire truck suffers serious injuries

A pedestrian struck by a Boston fire truck suffers serious injuries

                A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a fire truck in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood, police said.  The accident occurred at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday at 111 Beaudoin Street, near the intersection with Geneva Street.  Police tape can be seen marking an area near the intersection of Beaudoin Street and Geneva Street.  In a statement, Boston Fire Commissioner Paul Burke said the fire engine was responding to an emergency in Dorchester at the time of the accident.  His identity was not identified, he was seriously injured and was transported to a local hospital.  Police said the victim was still alive as of Wednesday evening.  “Our department is saddened by this incident and our thoughts are with the pedestrians,” Burke said in his statement.  “This incident is under investigation by the Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department will fully cooperate with the investigation.”  Multiple sources told NewsCenter 5 that the fire truck involved in the incident was Engine 24 from the Grove Hall Fire Station.  The fire engine was towed away from the scene shortly before 4 p.m., and Burke said the Boston Fire Department would have no further comment on the incident.  Waiting for the outcome of the investigation.
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                <strong class="dateline">BOSTON —</strong>                                          <p>A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a fire truck in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood, police said.

The accident happened at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday at 111 Beaudoin Street, near the intersection with Geneva Street. Police tape was seen marking an area near the intersection of Beaudoin Street and Geneva Street.

Boston Fire Commissioner Paul Burke said in a statement that the fire engine was responding to an emergency in Dorchester at the time of the accident.

The victim, whose identity has not been revealed, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Police said the victim was still alive as of Wednesday evening.

“Our department is saddened by this incident and our thoughts are with the pedestrians,” Burke said in his statement. “This incident is under investigation by the Boston Police Department and the Boston Fire Department will fully cooperate with the investigation.”

A Boston fire engine was involved in the accident

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A pedestrian was struck by a fire truck on Bowdoin Street in Boston.

Multiple sources told NewsCenter 5 that the fire engine involved in the incident was Engine 24 from the Grove Hall Fire Station.

The fire engine was towed away from the scene shortly before 4 p.m

Burke said the Boston Fire Department would have no further comment on the incident pending the outcome of the investigation.

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