Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A city of Hudson firefighter was injured Monday evening in what
officials described as a hit and run accident. The 35-year-old
firefighter was struck at the intersection of Seventh Street and State
Street by an unidentified vehicle while running towards the Central
Station firehouse at Seventh Street around 7:15 p.m. His name wasn’t
released by the City of Hudson Fire Department Monday night after the
The firefighter was responding to a fire alarm
activation at Columbia Memorial Hospital, which turned out to be a
malfunction, said City of Hudson Fire Department Chief Craig Haigh.
“The car knocked him down and kept going,” said Haigh.
said he didn’t have a description of the vehicle. Greenport Rescue
Squad responded to the accident and transported the volunteer
firefighter to Columbia Memorial Hospital to be treated for injuries to
his leg and hands. Haigh described the injuries as minor.
“He’s got some bumps and bruises. He is gonna be O.K.”