Did Emergency Vehicle Kill SF Crash Victim?
Investigators suspect teen victim was run over
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jul 8, 2013 1:58 AM CDT
This image released by the National Transportation Safety Board shows NTSB workers near the Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines Flight 214 aircraft.    (AP Photo/NTSB)

(Newser) – Investigators fear that one of the two teenage girls from China killed in Saturday's San Francisco plane crash may have survived the impact only to be fatally run over by a fire rig, reports Reuters. The 16-year-old did not suffer extensive burns but has injuries consistent with being run over, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death of the teen, who, like the other fatality, was on her way to summer camp.

Witnesses described scenes of chaos as emergency vehicles scrambled to help passengers after the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 smashed into the runway. "Based on the injuries sustained, it could have been one of our vehicles that added to the injuries, or another vehicle," San Francisco's fire chief says. "That could have been something that happened in the chaos. It will be part of our investigation." The county coroner says the other girl killed in the crash appears to have been fatally injured when the tail of the plane hit the runway.

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BenDunn
Jul 8, 2013 10:07 AM CDT
Frigging keystone cop Union Idiots!!! I thought the unions were the Best, BS!!! Maybe the unions will strike for more pay and more pensions, It really seems to be all they worry about, Assholes!!! I hope the Chinese families affected sue your sorry asses to oblivion !
TeddyOctober
Jul 8, 2013 7:42 AM CDT
Sounds like a scene from Final Desitnation 7.
rickydarlin
Jul 8, 2013 6:40 AM CDT
guess it just wasn't her day