Teen arrested after hit-and-run involving Alexandria City firefighters

Police in Virginia said Wednesday they’ve arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with a December hit-and-run involving Alexandria City firefighters.

According to authorities, the hit-and-run happened on Dec. 24 around 4:20 a.m. in the 300 block of South Reynolds Street.

Two Alexandria firefighters who were loading equipment onto their fire truck were struck by a dark-colored vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled.

Both firefighters were treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released.

The Falls Church teen is charged with two counts of felony hit-and-run.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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