An collision between a car and a fire truck left one woman dead on Saturday, April 19. The car the woman was driving collided with the New York City fire truck which was on the way to stop a house from burning.
All six firefighters on the truck were hospitalized after the accident at an intersection in the Jamaica section of Queens.
The fire truck, from Engine Company 275, was responding to a fire at a three-story home when it was struck by Angela Johnson’s vehicle. Johnson, 27, was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to the Fire Department, two of the six fire fighters have serious injuries, but all are being hospitalized at Long Island Jewish Hospital. The accident is currently being investigated.