Georgia Firefighter Critical After Being Hit by Car

A Macon-Bibb (GA) firefighter was critically injured while cleaning up a traffic accident in Bibb County.

An accident with injuries occurred around 9:40 a.m. Thursday on I-75 northbound. Deputies and firefighters were cleaning up that accident when a Toyota Camry, driven by 18-year-old, almost hit a deputy but did hit a firefighter.

The firefighter was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia and is listed in critical condition. His name has not been released.

Update (7/12/2013): The injured firefighter has been identified as 20-year veteran Sgt. Eric John, 42.

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