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Rural Metro Fire truck involved in crash responding to drowning call

Posted: 2:13 PM, Sep 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-24 03:45:01Z

One firefighter and three others are being taken to the hospital in stable condition after a fire truck was involved in a crash in east Mesa.

The incident happened around 12:45 p.m. Sunday near University Drive and the Loop 202.

Rural Metro Fire says the unit was responding to a drowning call nearby when they were involved in the crash.

It's unclear what caused the crash.

A five-year-old was taken to the hospital in the drowning call in critical condition and later passed away.