Volunteer firefighter hit by vehicle while directing traffic for water distribution
A volunteer firefighter for the West Side Volunteer Fire
Department was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic near a water
Firefighter Jonathan Boggs was directing traffic when he
stopped a vehicle driven by Charles Pauley of Saint Albans,
Pauley and Boggs argued for a short time before Pauley swerved to drive
around Boggs. Boggs' knee was hit with
the bumper on his vehicle. Another
firefighter witnessed the event.
A deputy with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office was near
the scene and stopped Pauley's vehicle.
Pauley told the deputy his vehicle was overheating and leaking fluid and
he was trying to keep his car from breaking down.
The deputy issued a citation to Pauley. He was cited fro leaving the scene of a crash
and reckless driving.
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