New River Forest Fire Truck Hits Viaduct on Thanksgiving Morning

River Forest's new fire engine sustains "extensive" damage after driver failed to clear viaduct Thanksgiving morning, the Wednesday Journal reports.

Credit: Screenshot, Facebook
Credit: Screenshot, Facebook
A brand-new 105-foot River Forest fire engine was damaged Thanksgiving morning when a driver didn't clear a viaduct at Central and Keystone avenues around 9 a.m., the Wednesday Journal reported Monday

The Village of River Forest bought the truck for $650,000 this year, according to the Journal. River Forest Fire Chief James Eggert told the paper that the truck sustained "extensive damage."

Lisa Dent & Ramblin' Ray Mornings on US99.5 shared a photo of the collision on their Facebook page Tuesday morning (see above).

Read the full Wednesday Journal story here.


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