Barr was wearing a reflective vest and was surrounded by flares used in traffic direction when he was struck by a 2009 Hyundai. The identity of the driver was not known by fire company officials.
Barr was taken by ground to Christiana Care Center. He was slated to be flown by Delaware State Police helicopter but medical personnel determined that due to the nature of his injuries, he would be transported by ground.
Barr is also a member of Water Witch Fire Company.