Alameda Co. Fire battalion chief involved in crash

An Alameda County fire battalion chief was responding to an emergency and was involved in a crash in a major Fremont intersection.

December 26, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
In Fremont, a fire battalion chief responding to an emergency was involved in a crash that closed down a major intersection for six hours Thursday evening.

The chief was in an Alameda County Fire Department SUV, with lights and sirens on, when it collided with a Toyota Corolla at the intersection of Decoto Road and Paseo Padre Parkway.

Both drivers went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and were later released.

The Fremont Police Department would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the crash. You can call the Traffic Unit at 510-790-6760.

At 11 p.m. the Fremont Police Department reopened the intersection of Paseo Padre Parkway and Decoto Road.