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Rocky Ford Rural Fire District fire truck involved in rollover crash

Posted: 10:06 PM, Apr 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-18 00:06:02-04

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Rocky Ford Rural Fire District brush truck that was responding to a structure fire Tuesday.

Troopers said the truck was traveling northbound on Highway 71 approaching Otero County Road CC when an unknown vehicle pulled out in front of them. The truck swerved to avoid the vehicle and rolled over two and a half times.

The vehicle was described as a red crossover type of SUV..

Firefighters inside the truck were taken to the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center for treatment for their injuries. Troopers said they were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

CSP is asking for any witnesses to the crash who could help identify the vehicle that pulled in front of the fire truck. If you have infomation, call 719-544-2424 or at 719-336-7403.