Manchester Police Save Tow Truck Driver’s Life at Scene of Accident

Manchester police officers saved the life of a man involved in a serious accident at the corner of Beacon Street and Ridgeway Boulevard.

Manchester police say that they responded to reports of an accident on March 10th at the intersection, with officers arriving on scene finding two vehicles with extensive damage.

Neither driver was seriously injured, though one was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Following the accident, Freedom Towing was contacted to clear the vehicles from the scene. As the cars were being removed, a tow truck driver collapsed. Officers rushed over to the man and quickly determined that he had gone into cardiac arrest. They initiated CPR and deployed a defibrillator.

Manchester EMS was then called in and took over treatment of the man, identified as John Macchia, 61, of Bayville.

Mr. Macchia was transported to Community Medical Center for further treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Lakewood To Receive $1 Million To Revitalize Lake Carasaljo Bike Path

The Murphy Administration today announced 14 Bikeway Grants totaling...

Vehicle Slams Into Home On Cedarbridge Avenue [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

The driver of an SUV on Cedarbridge Avenue struck...

Assemblyman-Elect Avi Schnall Tours The New Misameach Campus In Lakewood [PHOTOS]

Fresh off his stunning victory in LD-30, Assemblyman-elect Avi...

Bomb Squad Removes Inert Grenade Near Satmar Shul In Lakewood, Investigation Continues

A bomb squad was summoned to Forest and 4th...