Firefighter struck by hit-and-run driver during storm
WAREHAM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say an on-duty firefighter was struck by a hit-and-run driver and seriously injured while responding to a traffic incident during the powerful nor’easter.
Wareham police say the Onset Fire Department firefighter was hit by a vehicle early Friday evening while at the scene of the traffic incident on Cranberry Highway, also known as routes 6 and 28.
Officials have not released the firefighter’s name or condition. The firefighter was taken to a Rhode Island hospital.
Police are still looking for the driver. Anyone with information is urged to call Wareham police.