FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — Police were at the scene of a crash in the Groveton area Thursday afternoon after a fire truck and other vehicles collided.
The Fairfax County Police Department tweeted that the wreck happened around 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Richmond Highway and Memorial Street. The crash involved the truck from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and three other vehicles.
Police said medics took several people to the hospital. One person’s injuries were initially considered life-threatening. In an update after 10:30 p.m., officials said that the patient’s injuries were no longer considered life-threatening.
Because of the crash, the police department said Richmond Highway was closed at Memorial Street immediately after the wreck. In the 10:30 p.m. update, police said that Richmond Highway had reopened.