A car crashed into an ambulance and fire engine that was assisting a prior wreck early Sunday morning on Highway 4, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, KRON4.com reported.
At around 2:28 a.m., Con Fire units responded to a collision involving two vehicles on eastbound Highway 4 near Loveridge Road, according to the report. After arriving on scene, the fire engine and ambulance reported a third vehicle had also been involved in the collision, the report said.
A fourth vehicle then crashed into the fire engine and ambulance who was on scene assisting the prior collision, the report said. The fire engine truck was placed out of service. The severity of the damage to the truck is unknown at this time.
The ambulance was towed as a result of the crash. Both the medics and firefighters who were on the scene during the crash did not suffer any injuries, the report said. Con Fire is asking drivers to slow down and drive carefully when approaching accident scenes.