One of our Road Rangers, those kind folks who help you out for free if you break down on the interstate, was critically injured in an auto accident while performing his noble duty yesterday.
The 52 year-old Ranger who patrolled I-95 in the Ft. Lauderdale area was helping someone in a 2001 Mazda change a flat tire. With the orange cones in place and all of his warning signals working, the Ranger was hit from behind by a 2004 Hyundai as he went around the left side of the vehicle. The driver of the Hyundai was apparently trying to change from the inside lane to the outside lane and was unable to control the vehicle. He hit the outside wall first and then rammed into the back of the Mazda and the Ranger. The Ranger was transported to Broward General Medical Center for treatment of his personal injury.