Six injured, including four firefighters, in fire engine and taxi collision

BRONX, NEW YORK – Six individuals were reportedly injured after a fire engine was struck by a livery cab early Wednesday morning.

According to CBS New York, firefighters from Engine 73 were en route to a fire when their truck was T-boned at the intersection of East 161st Street and Tinton Avenue at around 2:00 a.m.

Four firefighters and two passengers in the cab sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the collision.

An investigation into who is at fault for the incident was underway as of Wednesday morning.

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