BREMERTON, WA – A firefighter was rushed to the hospital after being pinned between a wrecked vehicle and patrol car while responding to an accident Saturday morning.
According to KIRO, the accident occurred at about 2 a.m. near the intersection of Washington Avenue and 11th Street.
Officials say the 50-year-old man was attempting to assist a driver who had crashed into a parked car when the vehicle lurched backward and pinned the driver against a police car at the scene.
He was rushed to Harborview Medical Center to undergo surgery for a number of compound fractures to his legs.
Details regarding what caused the initial crash are likely under investigation. The firefighter is expected to make a full recovery.
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