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

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.

News 12 Staff

Apr 29, 2019, 11:40 AM

Updated 1,856 days ago

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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.
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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