The community is coming together to aid a Fair Lawn firefighter who suffered a shattered spine and several other serious injuries after being dragged by a car down Route 17 following a fender-bender.
Kyle Wilson, 23, got out of his truck Aug. 10 to check on his young son when he was struck by a passing car on the highway in Rochelle Park and dragged at least 50 yards, according to a GoFundMe.
The campaign, launched by Travis Morrison, had raised more than $5,400 as of Wednesday evening.
Wilson suffered a shattered spine, three broken ribs, a punctured and collapsed lung, road rash and more as a result of the accident, the GoFundMe says.
He was able to stand and walk -- after a spine surgery -- and remains heavily medicated.
"Kyle lives a selfless life of dedication to others with the Fair Lawn Fire Department, the page says.
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