Updated: July 26, 2013 - 2:27pm
The Overland Park Police Department is investigating after a fire apparatus was involved in an accident this morning.
The Overland Park Fire Department says the accident occurred shortly after 9 a.m. Friday, when one of their fire engines was struck from behind by a mini-van. It happened on the westbound Interstate 435 ramp to Quivira Road. Damage to the mini-van and fire engine is described as moderate. No injuries were reported in the accident.
At the time of the accident, the fire engine was responding to a reported accident in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 435 between Quivira and U.S. 69 Highway. A second fire apparatus was sent on the initial accident call, where one non life-threatening injury was reported.
Both accidents remain under investigation.
Operation 100 News was the only media reporting on both accidents as they unfolded. As of this report, no other media has made any public mention of either accident.
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