Salt Lake City Airport Collision: Truck crashes into plane

By on Feb 4, 2013 in United States, World Comments

A truck crashes into a parked cargo plane in Salt Lake City airport on Sunday night, February 3, 2013. The collision reportedly injured a lone truck driver.

Salt Lake City International Airport spokeswoman Barbara Gann said that the truck hit the wing of the empty plane around 6:20 p.m.. She noted that the truck-and-plane collision triggered the spread of fuel at the east side of the airfield tarmac.

Truck crashes into plane
Salt Lake City International Airport

The cargo plane’s wing reportedly crashes the windshield and injured the truck driver. He was rushed to Intermountain Medical Center for treatment.

Authorities say that hazardous materials crew from the Salt Lake City Fire Department were on the area to clean up the fuel spill.

Investigation on the airport collision is ongoing according to Gann. She brushed off speculations that the fog that engulf the Salt Lake Valley has something to do with the truck crash.

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