TANKER INVILVED IN RESPONDING CRASH WITH SEMI IN OHIO

CANTON, Ohio (WJW) – Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a local fire department’s tanker truck and a semi-truck in Canton Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 10:27 a.m. in the 2800 block of Faircrest Street SW.

According to Canton fire officials, an East Sparta Fire Department tanker truck was heading to a fire at the PSC Metals facility in Canton Township when it collided with a semi-truck, causing the semi to flip onto its side.

  • 3 injured after fire department tanker collides with semi in Canton

Courtesy of Canton Fire Department

The semi driver and two people in the tanker were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to the Canton Fire Department, who responded to the accident.

The tanker truck also suffered serious front-end damage, as seen in photos sent to FOX 8.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.