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Firefighters rushed to hospital as two fire engines crash on emergency call

Seven firefighters were injured in the smash. Credit: PA

Two fire engines responding to the same emergency call crashed into each other on a roundabout at Canary Wharf last night.

The incident took place on a roundabout near Canary Wharf. Credit: GoogleMaps/@LondonFire

London Fire Brigade say that seven firefighters were injured in the collision on the junction of Westferry road and Westferry circus at around 7:45pm on Tuesday.

One firefighter was trapped in the crash and was taken to hospital. It's not thought his injuries are life-threatening.

Ten other officers were treated at the scene by paramedics for shock and minor injuries - six of whom went to hospital for more treatment.

An investigation into the incident is underway, a statement from the fire service said.