Firefighter helps save cop in wrong-way crash

A volunteer firefighter in Rockland County is being hailed a hero this morning after helping a police officer hurt in a wrong-way crash on Monday.

Nyack firefighter Robert White came to the aid of a  police officer hurt in a wrong-way crash on Monday.

Nyack firefighter Robert White came to the aid of a police officer hurt in a wrong-way crash on Monday. (7/19/16)

NYACK - A volunteer firefighter in Rockland County is being hailed a hero this morning after helping a police officer hurt in a wrong-way crash on Monday.

Officials say a South Nyack-Grand View officer was driving through the intersection at Cedar Hill Avenue and Prospect Street, when a wrong-way driver crashed into the cruiser, sending it into a tree.

Nyack firefighter Robert White spotted the scene while responding to an unrelated fire call. White pulled over and began first aid to the officer who suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The wrong-way driver was issued traffic tickets.

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