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Two Paramedics Hit While Responding To Call Of Pedestrian Struck In Prince George's County

HILLCREST HEIGHTS, Md. (WJZ) -- Two firefighter-paramedics were injured after being struck during a call in Prince George's County Saturday afternoon, officials said.

The county's fire department said Medic 829 was responding to a call of a pedestrian who was struck around 2:10 p.m. when they themselves were hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Branch Avenue and Iverson Street. It's unclear if they were inside a vehicle at the time of the crash.

Both firefighter-paramedics were taken to an area hospital for evaluation.

The crash is under investigation.

Fire officials did not provide further details about the original call.

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