Firefighter injured after pickup slams into fire truck on Hwy 290

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on May 12, 2013 at 7:01 PM

HOUSTON - Investigators say a drunk driver is responsible for a crash that hurt a Houston firefighter late Saturday night in northwest Houston.

The crash happened at 10:30 p.m. along the State Highway 290 feeder road and 34th street. Police said the fire truck was heading to a call when a pickup, failed to yield the right of way and slammed into it.

A fire captain was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital in stable condition. The driver of the pickup was arrested on DWI charges.

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