Officials: Firetruck operator suffered seizure before crash

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 A firetruck operator crashed into multiple parked cars in Brownsville after he suffered a seizure, officials say.

The incident happened Wednesday around 6 p.m. near East New York and Saint Marks avenues.

At least four vehicles were involved in the incident, along with the firetruck from Ladder 120 in Brownsville. As a result of the crash, an SUV was suspended in mid-air between another car and the firetruck.

Witnesses say they saw a car clip the truck before it careened into a row of parked cars.

Investigators say the driver of the firetruck crashed after he suffered a seizure. 

Officials say he also suffered a shoulder injury and was taken to a hospital.

Four other firefighters suffered minor injuries and are expected to be OK.

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