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Montgomery firefighter struck by vehicle

Montgomery police have made an arrest in a weekend accident that seriously injured a Montgomery Fire/Rescue Department employee.

Reports show at 6:50 p.m. units were called to the area of Edgemont Avenue and Wilmington Road in reference to a vehicle vs pedestrian accident.

The pedestrian, Lieutenant J. W. McMiken was struck by a vehicle while treating a victim in a separate vehicle accident.

A woman has non-life threatening injuries.

The motorist was unharmed and was taken into custody.

Charges are pending.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.