PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Police say a man is dead after hitting a fire truck and crashing into a tree on Tuesday afternoon in Phoenix. The crash happened near 35th Avenue and Camelback Road just after 4 p.m.
According to police, the fire truck had lights and sirens on as they were going to an emergency call. Officers say 57-year-old William Dodd was driving when he tried to pass the truck but crashed into it. Dodd then lost control of his car and hit a tree. Firefighters took Dodd to the hospital, but he later died from his injuries. No firefighters were hurt during the crash. The investigation is ongoing.