A FDNY firefighter was attacked by the driver of a box truck who had injured nine in a spectacular crash-and-thrash on Sunday afternoon, sources say.
The accident took place in western Manhattan after truck slammed into several cars, injuring eight. When fire crews arrived on the scene, the truck’s driver leapt into the cab of a pumper and attacked a firefighter, causing a first responder flurry around the vehicle.
According to NBC New York, the deranged driver was quickly arrested. Of the nine injured, three were rushed to hospitals in serious condition, the remaining injured -including the firefighter- suffered only minor injuries.