MILTON, W.Va. — A Milton volunteer firefighter was being treated for injuries Friday evening suffered after he wrecked a firetruck Friday afternoon. 

Photo courtesy WSAZ-TV

The Milton VFD truck was totaled in the crash.

Police said the accident happened on Glenwood Road near Milton at just before 2 p.m. when the firefighter was returning to the station from a morning fire scene.

The truck overturned and was declared a total loss. The firefighter was bleeding at the scene when emergency crews arrived.

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  • Beware

    That what happens when rednecks become firefighters. Stay clear of these wannabes. They do more bad than good.

    • Ritchie county guy

      Beware you are the redneck and shouldn't be allowed to have a internet connection. Thank you to all volunteers and and hope this person recovers 100%

      • js

        I, for one, am tired of VFD people causing road accidents.

  • Dumb Liberals

    Blame it on a pot hole! That's a believable story in this state.