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On Camera: Driver hits gas station attendant, sparks pump fire

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WALPOLE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Police in Walpole, Mass. say the driver of a car pulled into a gas station for fuel, and instead hit a station attendant and sparked a fire in the pump.

The incident happened Monday at the 1A Auto Center on Main Street. Surveillance video shows the car veer into the attendant as he finishes fueling an SUV. The impact throws the attendant about 30 feet, knocks over the gas pump and sparks a fire. The SUV speeds away to avoid the fire.

Police said the attendant was taken to Norwood Hospital with significant injuries but is expected to recover. The driver of the car was unharmed.

An investigation is ongoing.

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