Fire truck accident closes part of Mt. Pleasant road

(Lauren Raycroft/WCIV)

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) -- Crews responded to an accident on Houston Northcutt Tuesday involving a Mt. Pleasant fire truck.

According to Mt. Pleasant police, the accident happened at Highway 17 and Houston Northcutt.

Officials said the firefighters were responding to a call when they were hit by a driver in a silver Sebring.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating.

One lane of Houston Northcutt was closed to traffic until the wreck was cleared around 12:30 p.m.