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Fire truck involved in wreck in downtown Raleigh

Posted July 2, 2010 9:20 a.m. EDT

— A fire truck and a sedan were involved in a wreck at Martin and Dawson streets in downtown Raleigh shortly after 8 a.m. Friday, police said.

The car driver said that he was driving west on Martin Street as part of his regular commute and had a green light to cross the intersection with Dawson Street. He saw a fire truck turning from Dawson onto Martin and pulled over.

But, the driver said, he didn't see a second fire truck coming and was sideswipped by it on the passenger side of his car.

No one was injured.

The investigation into the wreck was ongoing.

Police said the fire truck is based at the Central Fire Station.