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Hamilton police investigating collision involving fire truck in the east end

A downtown Hamilton fire has injured 2 people and caused $400,000 dollars in damge. Don Mitchell / Global News

Hamilton police are investigating a collision involving a Hamilton Fire Department rescue truck, which was responding to another car crash, they say.

Investigators believe the fire truck t-boned another vehicle around 1:45 p.m. in the city’s east end near the intersection of Nash Road south of Queenston Road.

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The vehicle allegedly hit was thrown onto the lawn beside Queenston Place.

“Traffic was stopped and the fire truck continued when a vehicle pulled out and a collision occurred between the vehicle and fire truck.” Const. Lorraine Edwards told Global News.

The lone occupant of the car was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Both vehicles sustained damage.

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Police say charges are pending as the investigation continues.

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