A 1980 American La France pumper of the Long Branch New Jersey Fire Department flipped over while responding to an accident call about 1:40 am on June 13th. A drunk driver in a Jeep Cherokee refuse to yield to the truck. In an attempt to avoid hitting him the truck grazed the Jeep, skidded 200 ft. and then flipped over on the lawn of a home.
The drive suffered head and back injuries. He was a volunteer for 7 years and a paid driver for six months. The pumper is belived to be totaled.