One firefighter dead, others injured in traffic crash

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 11, 2022 9:55 AM CT | Published: August 11, 2022 9:13 AM CT

While responding to a fire, a fire truck collided with a civilian vehicle at the intersection of E.H. Crump and Danny Thomas, killing one firefighter.


Memphis Fire Department traffic wreck
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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