Fire truck accident in Trenton kills 3-year-old girl

(AP) - Trenton police say a 3-year-old girl was killed Friday night in an accident involving a fire truck. Witnesses say the fire truck and a pickup truck collided at an intersection, and the pickup

News 12 Staff

Jan 31, 2009, 4:24 AM

Updated 5,649 days ago

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(AP) - Trenton police say a 3-year-old girl was killed Friday night in an accident involving a fire truck.
Witnesses say the fire truck and a pickup truck collided at an intersection, and the pickup truck careened onto the center median,striking the child.
The fire truck then hit a light pole, knocking it down andinjuring several other pedestrians. Police said none of the otherinjuries appeared to be life-threatening.
The accident occurred about 7:20 p.m. Friday as pedestrians wereattempting to cross the street outside the Sovereign Bank Arena atHamilton Avenue and Route 129.
Witnesses say the fire truck had its emergency lights on and wasresponding to a motor vehicle accident when the collision occurred.


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