1 dead when car collides with fire truck

April 19, 2008 6:49:12 PM PDT
A woman is dead after the car she was driving in collided with a New York City fire truck on its way to a burning home.All six firefighters on the truck were hospitalized after the accident at an intersection in the Jamaica section of Queens.

The truck from Engine Company 275 was responding to a fire at a three-story private home when it collided with a car driven by Angela Johnson, 27. Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Fire Department says two of the firefighters have more serious injuries; all are hospitalized at Long Island Jewish Hospital. The accident is under investigation.


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