Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Dallas Fire-Rescue Engine

A Dallas Fire-Rescue Engine was hit while working an accident early Sunday Morning.

DFR Engine 54 was hit at about 3:30 a.m. on the frontage road of Interstate 20 near Bonnie View Road. The engine was blocking off a lane from a crash that had already occurred.

Dallas police said the driver of the Dodge pickup that hit the engine, described as a 25-year-old man, was pinned in the crash and was pulled out by DFR. The driver was taken to a hospital for broken bones in the crash.

Police said he will be charged with driving while intoxicated when he is booked into the county jail.

The engine sustained heavy damage to the back of the vehicle.

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