NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — CBS2 has learned that member of the FDNY was killed in the line of duty on the Mill Basin Bridge late Sunday night.
The firefighter was transported to Kings County Hospital in serious condition, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported.READ MORE: Internal Review Clears New Rochelle Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Fleeing Traffic Sop
The FDNY said it was responding to a car accident on the bridge. While working, the unidentified firefighter fell off of that bridge.READ MORE: Better Business Bureau, AARP Warn Seniors About COVID Vaccine Scams
The accident happened on the Belt Parkway westbound at Flatbush Avenue. Traffic in the area is backed up, so drivers are advised to use detours.MORE NEWS: Long Island Jewish Medical Center Marks 1-Year Anniversary Of 1st COVID-19 Patient With Ceremony Honoring Health Care Workers, Patients
Please stay with CBS2 and CBSNewYork.com for more on this developing story, starting at 4:30 a.m.