Off-duty Cy-Fair firefighter critically injured in crash along FM 529, officials say

A member of the Cy-Fair Fire Department has been injured in a crash involving a Jeep and a motorcycle Wednesday, officials with the fire department said.

HOUSTON – A member of the Cy-Fair Fire Department was rushed to the hospital after his motorcycle collided with a Jeep Wednesday morning, officials said.

The accident happened on FM 529 and Westgreen Boulevard.

The off-duty firefighter, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to Memorial Hermann Hospital in critical, but stable, condition. He suffered injuries to his pelvic area and underwent surgery.

Eddie Cruz, a spokesperson for the Cy-Fair Fire Department, said he is expected to have a full, albeit lengthy, recovery. Cruz stresses that the firefighter was wearing a helmet, crediting that with possibly saving his life.

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