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Head-on crash injures 2 firefighters late Saturday morning

Two firefighters and another person received moderate injures. Two firefighters and another person received moderate injures.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Three people were injured, including 2 firefighters, in a crash late Saturday morning in Cape Girardeau.

It happened on Kent St. near Lexington around 11 a.m., according to Officer Dan Seger and  Fire Capt. Paul Breitensten.

Two firefighters were injured in one car. The passenger is a Cape Girardeau city and county firefighter. His son, the driver of a Honda Civic, also is a county firefighter.

Also injured was the passenger in another vehicle, a Jeep Liberty.

Police say they all received moderate injuries and were taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

The head-on crash occurred as the driver of the Honda was going north on Kent St. as the Jeep Liberty was headed south. The SUV then crossed the line, slammed on their brakes and hit the Civic on the front drivers side.

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