PHOENIX (ABC 15) – Relatives of a young family who died in a fire truck crash in April have filed a wrongful death claim against the City of Phoenix.
ABC15 obtained the claim, dated July 3, which alleges the Phoenix Fire Department was negligent and asks for a $25 million settlement.
Phoenix Fire Engine 18 was headed to a fire alarm call on April 7 when it crashed into a pickup truck on Bethany Home Road at 29th Avenue. The engine rolled over into a schoolyard, and the pickup was crushed. Kenneth “Chase” Collins, 20, his girlfriend, Dariana Serrano, 19, and their infant son, Kenneth, all died in the pickup. All three firefighters on the engine were injured. MORE