3 Jacksonville firefighters taken to hospital after truck overturns

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Fire Department responded to a call to rescue some of their own after a truck overturned while responding to an emergency call Sunday afternoon.

The crew was heading to check out a report of a fire at a nearby apartment complex during heavy downpours before 3 p.m. As it was traveling through the intersection of New Kings Road and Robert Street, the truck slid, hit a curb, and overturned, according to JFRD.

Three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries and later released.

No other vehicles were involved. The intersection of New Kings Road and Robert Street was reopened after a brief closure.

News4JAX has requested the full crash report.