Officials say a Trenton firefighter was severely injured after he fell out of a fire engine while responding to a call in New Jersey's capital city.
NJ.com reports the unidentified firefighter was thrown from Engine 9 when the vehicle rounded a curve near Parkside Avenue around 1:30 p.m. Monday. It's unclear if he was wearing a seat belt at the time.
The firefighter was rushed to the trauma center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he's still being treated.
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Details regarding the accident and the victim's injury haven't been immediately released. Officials say it appears that the man will make a full recovery.
Trenton fire officers union President Steve Coltre says Engine 9 utilizes a "closed cab" apparatus with doors that should securely lock.
The incident remains under investigation.