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2 people injured when fire truck crashes into Dairy Queen on East Audie Murphy Parkway in Farmersville, Texas

Modified Date: 
Wed, 01/27/2016 - 5:34pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Fire Truck Crashes Into Farmersville DairyQueen

FARMERSVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people were hurt Wednesday when a brand new fire truck crashed into the side of a Dairy Queen restaurant in Farmersville, located east of McKinney. According to Chief Michael Sullivan with the Farmersville Police Department, the fire truck was being delivered to the City of Greenville, located east of Farmersville. Sullivan said that two people were injured during this incident, including one Dairy Queen employee and one customer. The vehicle was heading eastbound along the roadway when it somehow crossed over into the westbound lanes of traffic and ultimately crashed into the fast food restaurant. The incident happened at about noon along East Audie Murphy Parkway.

No Mechanical Issues In Fire Engine/Dairy QueenCrash

FARMERSVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – An investigation into how a fire engine slammed into a Dairy Queen on January 20, reveals there were no mechanical issues that may have caused the crash. It happened around 11:30 a.m. at the Dairy Queen at 201 E. Audie Murphy Parkway involving a Greenville Fire Engine striking the Dairy Queen building. Representatives for Siddons-Martin, Dairy Queen and the City of Greenville have since met and evaluated the mechanical operation of the fire engine. Investigators are continuing to follow-up with the driver of the fire engine and are awaiting toxicology results from the Department of Public Safety lab. According to a news release, the Farmersville Police Department says after reviewing the black box data there is no indication of any specific malfunctions with the fire engine.

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