Firefighter, Civilian Hospitalized after Stockton Crash at Pershing Avenue and West March Lane
Stockton, California (August 2, 2021) – A Stockton firefighter and one civilian were injured when a firetruck collided with a car early Monday morning at an intersection in Stockton, according to the Stockton Fire Department.
The collision occurred a little after 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of Pershing Avenue and West March Lane.
The Stockton Fire Department said the firetruck was responding to a structure fire when it collided with the car at the intersection.
The truck’s trailer tiller ripped off with the driver inside and slammed into a nearby real estate office.
The impact of the crash caused the tiller cab to break up into small parts.
2 Hurt When Firetruck, Car Collide in Stockton
One firefighter and the car driver were transported to a hospital in unknown conditions.
No further details about the crash were immediately provided.
The accident remains under investigation.
Tips on What to do after a Car Accident in California
- Always stop and remain at the scene.
- Check if you or your passengers have been injured. In case someone is hurt, call emergency services or ask someone else to help.
- Get to safety – If your car is drivable, move it to a safe area. If it’s not, turn your hazard lights on and set up flares.
- Call 911 to report the accident.
- Never discuss or admit fault. Instead, wait for a police officer and insurance companies representatives to figure out the fault.
- Document the accident and exchange information with other drivers.
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