Firefighter, Civilian Hospitalized after Stockton Crash at Pershing Avenue and West March Lane

Stockton Crash
Stockton, CA: 2 Injured after Firetruck Collides with Car 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.