A Firefighter from the Clintonville Volunteer Fire Department was struck by a tractor trailer this morning in the Venango/Butler County area, PA. The Firefighter was directing traffic (one report is that the FF was placing flares) in the area of a multi-vehicle crash at the Emlenton Bridge on Interstate 80 westbound when struck by that semi-truck. Road conditions were snow and ice. A medical helicopter was dispatched to the scene but was unable to make the flight due to weather conditions. The Firefighter was subsequently transported by ambulance. The firefighter who was hit was taken to Grove City Hospital and initial reports that the FF suffered serious but NLT injuries. KTIYP’s.
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