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Pennsylvania Firefighter Hit While Working Crash Scene

A volunteer firefighter directing traffic at a crash scene Friday morning was hit by a dump truck and airlifted to a hospital for emergency treatment, according to state police. Troopers identified the… Read more

Cleveland police officer struck by car while directing traffic

A Cleveland Police sergeant helping to direct traffic for the Cleveland Browns preseason game outside FirstEnergy Stadium has been hospitalized after being hit by a car. According to Cleveland Police, the officer… Read more

Michigan EMT Struck by Vehicle in Hit-and-Run

An emergency medical services technician was released from a hospital after being struck in a hit-and-run incident. The 27-year-old technician was hit by someone driving a black, newer-model Chevy Impala just after 5 a.m…. Read more

West Virginia fire chief struck by car while directing traffic

A driver struck a fire chief who was trying to direct traffic in Logan County. Jeffery Woods, 53, of Davin, West Virginia, is in jail after deputies say he hit the fire… Read more

Ohio road worker hit by vehicle while directing traffic

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating after a construction worker was struck and slightly injured Tuesday by a vehicle in a “low-speed” crash at Route 261 and Summit Road. Highway Patrol… Read more

Wearable Illumination: A Solution to Struck-by Incidents in Construction

Struck-by hazards are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in construction, according to data compiled by the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR). Specifically, as reported by the Bureau… Read more

Officer.com Reviews the Guardian Angel Elite Series

How many officers are hit on the side of the road? How many are injured? How many times have you needed to report your position to a fellow officer in a place… Read more

Two New York State Police troopers struck by car while responding to accident

Two New York State Police troopers have been hospitalized after they were struck by a car while responding to an accident on I-90 early Sunday morning, State Police say. State Police say… Read more

Massachusetts Firefighter Struck at Crash Scene – Suffers Significant Injuries

A firefighter working a traffic incident Friday evening sustained significant injuries after being struck by a vehicle that did not stop, authorities said. The Onset Fire Department said the crash happened on… Read more

Indiana First Responder Vehicle Struck by Impaired Driver

An impaired driver collided with emergency responders working the scene of a car/pedestrian crash on N SR 3 yesterday evening in Eaton,. An Eaton fire truck was struck at high speed while… Read more

Wisconsin Firefighter Struck by Car

A Lake Delton firefighter was struck by a motorist who had lost control of their vehicle on the shoulder of Interstate 90/94 around 8:00 today. The Lake Delton Fire Department initially responded… Read more

Car Slams Into Deleware Tow Truck Driver at Accident Scene

Early Sunday Morning, at approximately 1:30 am, as Delaware State Troopers and a tow truck operator were clearing an accident at the intersection of Old Baltimore Pike and S Chapel Street (Route… Read more

A Safer Alternative for First Responders

Today’s first responders need a tool on their person that illuminates and identifies them in most any given situation. This means a tool that first responders can wear in a manner that… Read more

The Quest for Improved First Responder Safety

Safety has always been a priority in what is otherwise an inherently dangerous occupation. Lighting and visibility have always been crucial to emergency personnel and the ability to do their job. When... Read more

Are We Compromising First Responder Safety?

In November of 2016 Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody James Donahue was investigating a minor traffic accident outside of his cruiser. Though wearing a reflective vest at the time, he was struck... Read more

Line of Duty Deaths in Roadside Incidents

Public safety administrators, including police and fire chiefs, as well as EMS directors, bear no greater burden than the safety of their own. Yet year after year, more first responders are killed… Read more

Law Enforcement Safety Light Review by Police Officer

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Increasing First Responder Safety through Portable Technology

Executive Summary Public safety administrators, including police and fire chiefs, as well as EMS directors, bear no greater burden than the safety of their own. Yet year after year, more first responders... Read more

Missouri Firefighter Hit by Vehicle

A Springfield firefighter was struck by a vehicle Saturday morning, according to the Springfield Police Department. Sgt. Jason Bisby said the firefighter was working another accident near James River Freeway and South… Read more

Arkansas Police Officer in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Vehicle

A police officer is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle while working an event near downtown Little Rock.The identity of the male officer has not been released. A spokesperson for… Read more

Ohio Firefighter Struck at Crash Scene

An Ohio Firefighter was hit by a car while on scene of a crash has lost his leg to amputation. He is now listed in critical but stable condition at Miami Valley Hospital. He… Read more

Two Injured as Car Hits Kentucky Road Crew

Two people were injured as a vehicle struck a Northern Kentucky road crew, officials said. It happened around 9 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of I-71/75, between US-42 and Kentucky Route… Read more

Connecticut State Trooper Struck on Highway

A trooper was struck by a car on Route 8 in Waterbury Thursday, state police said. Trooper Anlly Diaz, 36, was taken to Waterbury Hospital to be treated for injuries that police… Read more

Houston Officer Gravely Injured After Being Struck by SUV

A young police officer in Houston has been hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by an SUV while making a highway traffic stop. Police Chief Art Acevedo says 24-year-old Nestor… Read more

Georgia Police Officer Struck by Vehicle While Directing Traffic

A Gwinnett County police officer was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at Norcross High School on Monday morning. According to officials, the officer was not seriously injured and refused to… Read more

Virginia Highway Safety Worker Struck by hit-and-run Driver

A highway safety worker who was trying to protect a disabled motorist along Interstate 95 was struck by a hit-and-run driver, according to Virginia State Police. Friday morning, approximately 6:20 a.m., a… Read more

Newly Released Safety Lighting Device Aims to Save Lives

Number one cause of death for police officers is being struck by a vehicle MILWAUKEE – According to a 5 year study conducted by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the… Read more

Ohio Deputy Struck by Pickup While Directing Traffic After High School Football Game

A Stark County Sheriff’s deputy directing traffic at a local high school football game was struck by a pickup truck late Friday night. The Deputy was on-duty as he directed traffic just… Read more

Guardian Angel Launches New Line of Responder Personal Safety Lights

MILWAUKEE – In a 13-year study conducted by the National Fire Protection Association, 74 percent of all firefighters and first responders struck by a vehicle were hit by non-department vehicles. Guardian Angel,… Read more

New Jersey DPW Worker Struck by Car in Hit-and-Run

A Paramus Department of Public Works employee suffered a broken ankle and foot Friday when he was struck by a motorist while collecting garbage. The 30-year-old man was collecting residential garbage from… Read more