Pedernales fire engine driver loses consciousness during parade, crashes into tree

( Pedernales Fire Dept )

According to the Pedernales Fire Department, a fire engine operator lost consciousness while behind the wheel and collided with a tree. 

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The fire department says the incident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a Memorial Day parade. A spokesperson for the dire Department said that the incident occurred at the intersection of Moffat Dr and Cowal Drive South in Briarcliff, Texas. The engine was said to only be going 20 mph when it collided with a tree. 

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The fire department has reported two members of the crew were transported with non-life-threatening injures, but have since been released from the hospital. The spokesperson said no bystanders were injured.