FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A motorcycle accident seriously injured two Quakertown Fire Company volunteer firefighters Tuesday night, the department said in a Facebook post.
On September 21, at around 9:00 p.m., the Quaker Fire Company was dispatched to a motorcycle accident on Pittstown Road in Franklin Township. Once on scene, first responders found two riders suffering significant injuries, authorities said.
Both patients, who are active and dedicated volunteers at the Quakertown Fire Company, were transported to local trauma centers for treatment.
The department thanked the Franklin Twp Police, HMC Paramedics, HCC 911 operators and several motorists for their professional actions to assist the victims and our crews.
“Thoughts and prayers are needed for our brothers and the families involved at this moment to help them make a rapid and full recovery,” the department said.