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Ilian Lalev, 55, killed, and three firefighters injured in 18-wheeler collision with firetruck on Highway 183 in Irving, Texas

Modified Date: 
Sun, 07/26/2015 - 2:56pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Big Rig Driver Killed After Crashing Into IrvingFirefighters

Police say three Irving firefighters have been hurt and a trucker killed when his 18-wheeler hit a ladder truck stopped at a DWI scene. Another driver who hit a stopped patrol car at the site also faces a DWI count. Irving police Officer Steve Burres says the firetruck rolled after being hit early Sunday. Burres says three firefighters, who were thrown from the firetruck, were transported to a hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. The tractor-trailer rig ended up on its side and caught fire along Highway 183.
People Involved: 
Ilian Lalev
Highway 183
Irving, TX

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