One dead, another in critical condition after crash on Monroe Street involving fire truck

Published: Jun. 28, 2021 at 5:22 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One person is dead and another was seriously injured after a crash involving a fire truck Monday evening on Monroe St.

According to Toledo Fire and Rescue officials, a fire truck was turning left from Monroe onto Auburn when a car passed on the left-hand side and collided with the truck. The car hit a utility pole and the two people inside the SUV were trapped.

Crews extricated the people in the SUV and took them to the hospital for life-threatening injuries, according to TFRD. The driver of the vehicle, James M. Carter Jr., 43, of Toledo, died as a result of the crash. The passenger, 64-year-old Joseph Parr, of Toledo, was seriously injured.

There were three firefighters in the firetruck at the time of the crash and they were not hurt. After the crash, they got out and helped those who were trapped.

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