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Firefighter injured in hit-and-run "recovering well"

Mark Hackett Credit: @NFRSMereway

A Corby firefighter who was injured during a hit-and-run while on duty is "recovering well"

Mark Hackett, a father-of-three, was returning from fighting a fire when he and a pedestrian were struck by the car on August 11.

The car was later found abandoned in Studfall Avenue.

Mark Hackett Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Doctors had said it could take up to a year for him to return to work.

Mereway Fire and Rescue Station tweeted the 32-year-old is "recovering well in hospital".