MAN DIES AFTER STRIKING FIRE TRUCK

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
19-12-13
BSO Case Number:
02-1912-000972
Date:
Dec. 11, 2019
Time:
9:55 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Dania Beach
Place of Occurrence:
1800 Stirling Road, Dania Beach
Driver 1:
Brian Huntley, 67, male, 05/29/1952, 1530 N.W. 97th Ave., Pembroke Pines (DECEASED)
Driver 2:
George Burns, 50, male, 05/30/1969, 2741 Stirling Road, Hollywood
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a car crash that left a Pembroke Pines man dead Wednesday evening. 

Around 9:55 p.m. Dec. 11, Brian Huntley was traveling westbound in the right thru lane on Stirling Road, approaching the intersection at the I-95 northbound entrance ramp in Dania Beach. A 2004 City of Hollywood Pierce fire truck was traveling eastbound on Stirling Road, in emergency mode, intending to turn north across the westbound lanes to enter the northbound I-95 ramp, when it was struck by Huntley’s vehicle. 

Huntley’s vehicle, a 1991 Honda Accord, collided with the right side of the fire truck near the rear wheel assembly in a T-bone type crash. 

The occupants of the fire truck, Hollywood firefighters, provided medical aid to Huntley who was experiencing “chest pains.” Huntley was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital, by Hollywood Fire Rescue, where he was pronounced dead. 

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Wiley & Strzalkowski, THI
Hollywood Fire Rescue; Hollywood PD

THIS REPORT BY:
Sergeant Don Prichard/PIO-Sworn
12/13/19 1500