Officer from daring rescue in ICU after hit by car fleeing another accident

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CAMDEN COUNTY -

A police officer from Camden County hailed as a hero just last week for a dramatic rescue caught on body camera is now in intensive care following a separate accident.

According to the New Jersey Honor Legion, Officer Joseph Mairwas was hit by a cab driver -- fleeing from another accident Friday.

RELATED: WATCH: Officers rescue group of men after cars engulfed with flames 

Mairwas was one of four officers who last week helped pull four victims from a burning car.

The victims’ cars crashed and caught on fire.

All suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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