UPDATE: Firefighters Involved in Crash Released from Hospital

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Wrecked Anderson Co Fire Truck
Six volunteer Anderson County firefighters who were hurt Tuesday night have been released from local hospitals, according to Anderson County officials.

Fire crews said Engine 52 was responding to a two-vehicle wreck on Puckett Road at around 6:45 Tuesday night when it left the roadway and crashed into a tree near Alton Station Road in Lawrenceburg.

According to officials, the firefighter sitting in the passenger seat had to be extricated with the jaws of life. He was taken to UK Hospital for minor injuries and released at around midnight.

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We’re told the other five firefighters were treated at Frankfort Regional Hospital for minor injuries and released Tuesday night.

Fire crews said the truck sustained considerable damage in the accident.