Chattanooga Firefighter Struck By Vehicle

A Chattanooga firefighter suffers serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle Sunday night.

Authorities say it happened while he was working the scene of a wreck.

Shortly after 9:00 Sunday night, Lt. Larry O’Rear was struck by a passing vehicle.

It happened at 7934 East Brainerd Road.

Lt. O’Rear was transported to Erlanger Medical Center.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

The driver of the vehicle is in custody.

Categories: Hamilton County, Local News

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