Fire Truck Struck By Car While Treating Patient On Interstate 15; 1 Injured

RIVERSIDE ( — Authorities say a driver was injured after a fire truck was struck by another car while treating a patient in Riverside.

The collision was reported just after 7 a.m. Sunday along the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 south of Railroad Canyon and Diamond Drive.

Riverside County firefighters say a fire truck was struck while providing patient care, and one motorist sustained moderate injuries, and taken to the hospital.

No firefighters were hurt.

The crash caused authorities to issue a SigAlert, shutting the southbound lanes of the thoroughfare at Diamond Drive.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

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