A driver struck a fire police officer directing traffic around a crash in the Lehigh Valley Monday night.
Whitehall Township volunteer fire police officer Ryan Kramer, 35, was struck by a vehicle as he directed traffic along MacArthur Road between Center Street and S Church Street in Whitehall around 6:15 p.m., said Whitehall Police Lt. Greg Bealer. The officer suffered a lacerated spleen and kidney as well as a concussion.
Kramer was taken to the intensive care unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was later released from ICU and is currently recovering at the hospital. Kramer has been a volunteer for 19 years.
The female driver stopped and spoke with investigators, said police. It appeared she had gone around cones before striking the officer, said investigators.
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No charges have been filed but the investigation continues.