Driver Seriously Hurt in Crash After Failing to Yield to Fire Truck, Authorities Say

One person was seriously injured after failing to yield to a fire truck heading to a fire in Southeast D.C. early Monday morning, a D.C. Fire & EMS spokesman said.

The fire truck collided with another vehicle along Southern Avenue and Valley Terrace SE.

Fire officials say no firefighters were injured, but the driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital.

The fire truck was on the way to a fire two miles away on Alabama Avenue. Fire officials say the building on Alabama Avenue appears to be vacant and was in poor condition. 

No injuries related to the fire have been reported. 

The driver received a citation for the crash.

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