June 21, 2004
HIALEAH, Fla. — A veteran firefighter responding to a call was hit by a car Sunday night. The firefighter was guiding a fire truck out of an apartment complex onto West 28th Avenue Sunday night when a minivan slammed into him. He was thrown several feet. The firefighter was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital and is expected to survive. The driver of that minivan says he swerved to avoid another car. He has not been charged.