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EMT Critically Injured When Struck by Impaired Driver

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — An EMT was hurt Saturday morning when an impaired driver hit him, according to police.

A Shelby County EMT was injured Saturday morning after deputies told FOX13 he was hit by an impaired driver.

Crews were called to the accident scene around 6 a.m.

Officials told FOX13 the EMT was in an Emergency Service Unit vehicle when he was struck. They said he was trapped in the vehicle for about 40 minutes.

He was transported in critical condition. We are told he has multiple broken bones, but is expected to recover.

The suspect was taken into custody. That person’s name has not yet been released.

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