An East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Battalion Chief is recovering after sustaining minor injuries after being struck by a suspected drunk driver in the City of Antioch late Monday night.
The crash occurred after Battalion Chief 5 was clearing a residential structure fire in Antioch in the 1900 block of Evergreen Ave around 11:45 pm. While returning to quarters, he was traveling on E 18th Street when a female driver ran a red light at Cavallo Road and T-boned the Battalion Chiefs vehicle.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was evaluated and released.
The female was arrested by Antioch Police who have yet to release information on the crash which is still under investigation.