FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI)- A fire truck overturned Friday morning in Franklin County sending two firefighters to the hospital. The accident happened in the 1200 block of Old Cove Road near St. Clair.
Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX Helicopter flew over the scene.
Authorities say the truck overturned just before 8 a.m. Firefighters from the St. Clair County Fire Protection District were on their way to another accident scene. While in route, a car lost control in front of the fire truck and the truck swerved to avoid a crash and slid off the road. The truck overturned and landed on its roof.
Several members of the crew were trapped inside but were quickly removed and taken to the hospital to get checked.
Both men suffered minor injuries and one has been released from the hospital.
Two tow-trucks were used to remove the 60,000 pound truck.