Four Hospitalized in Accident with Phoenix Fire Apparatus

One adult and several children were taken to a hospital Sunday evening after a crash involving a fire truck, according to the Phoenix Fire Department.

Fire officials said a fire truck and two other vehicles collided on North 43rd Avenue around 7 p.m.

Investigators said the fire truck was responding to an apartment fire and had its lights and sirens activated when one a Jeep Cherokee turned in front of it. The truck was headed south in the northbound lanes at the time of the crash, officials said.

Officials said the woman driving a Jeep Cherokee failed to yield, crashing into a bus stop bench and another vehicle. The woman and one of the four children in her vehicle suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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