Michael Quinn, S.F. Firefighter, Accused of Driving Fire Truck While Drunk
Veteran San Francisco firefighter, Michael Quinn was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly hit a motorcyclist while driving under the influence, police said.
According to San Francisco police, Quinn was responding to an emergency call at about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday with the siren blaring when the ladder truck he was driving hit a motorcyclist as he drove through the intersection at Fifth and Howard streets.
Quinn, 43, allegedly left the scene of the accident and was arrested later that night on suspicion of driving under the influence, said Sgt, Dennis Toomer.
The victim was treated for non life-threatening injuries.