Dump truck driver charged following crash with Indianapolis fire truck

INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indianapolis man was charged with driving while suspended following a crash that left three firefighters injured.

George W. White, 48, is charged with a class A misdemeanor, records show.

White crashed into a fire engine on Wednesday at W. 43rd Street and N. Capitol Avenue.

When questioned by police, White said he did not have a license.

White was also wanted for driving while suspended with priors, records show.

Officers noted he was arrested for causing bodily injury, but prosecutors have not charged White with that crime.

Police also noted White was driving a stolen dump truck.

White was booked into the Marion County jail and released, and is due back in court on November 28.

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The dump truck was headed south on Capitol. The fire engine was headed west on 43rd with its lights and sirens on.

White told investigators he heard the fire engine's sirens but wasn't sure where it was coming from. 

The three firefighters were taken to IU Methodist to be checked out.

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