Firefighter Hurt Saving Carjack Suspects in Crash

By: AP
By: AP

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say a Highland Park firefighter was injured while rescuing two carjacking suspects from a stolen vehicle that crashed and caught fire.
The Detroit Free Press reports that two people used a handgun to rob a 38-year-old Eastpointe man of his wallet and car as he pumped gas in Warren about 6:15 a.m. Sunday.
Early Monday, Warren police say they spotted the stolen car and chased it. They say it collided with another vehicle, struck a light pole and caught fire.
Highland Park fire Lt. Eric Hollowell says the 12-year veteran firefighter was treated at Henry Ford Hospital and released several hours later.
Authorities say the suspects are Detroit residents ages 19 and 21 and are in serious condition at the hospital. The other driver has a broken leg.

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