2 firefighters injured, one seriously, when truck crashes near Daleville


DALEVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) — Two firefighters were injured Tuesday when their truck was involved in a crash in Delaware County.

According to a press release from Salem Township/Daleville Emergency Services, it happened just after 3 p.m. Tuesday on County Road 300 West near Daleville.

The engine was returning from a fire incident when it crashed, knocking down power lines.

The firefighters were unable to be pulled from the truck until the power lines could be disconnected.

Capt. Firefighter/EMT David Mowery, a 25-year veteran, was injured and was taken to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie in serious condition.

Firefighter Rickie Taylor suffered bumps and bruises and was treated and released from the hospital. Tayor has been with the department for six years.