Arkansas Woman Ticketed for Crashing into Fire Truck

April 23, 2012

Police in Rogers, Ark., say a woman has been ticketed after crashing her car into a fire truck that was responding to a medical call.

No serious injuries are reported from the Friday crash.

Police say 36-year-old Samantha Tygart of Rogers was ticketed for careless driving after she skidded across a wet roadway while trying to stop for the fire truck that had its lights and sirens engaged about 7:30 a.m.

Police spokesman Keith Foster says Tygart sideswiped the fire truck then crashed into a guardrail. Foster says Tygart was treated for minor injuries while there were no injuries to the three firefighters on the truck.

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