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Anchor Barry Kriger Visits WWLP Following Serious Car Accident

Longtime WWLP anchor Barry Kriger visited the station on Tuesday afternoon for the first time since suffering extensive injuries in a car accident last month.

Kriger is now walking around and evidently in good spirits following the accident.

The station ran a quick segment about Kriger’s visit during its evening newscasts on Tuesday, and anchor Elysia Rodriguez reported that Kriger is “starting to feel a lot better” and “looking forward to getting back to work soon.”

Kriger returned home from the hospital earlier this month. Read more

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WWLP’s Barry Kriger Comes Home from the Hospital

Nearly a month after a car accident left him with “extensive injuries,” WWLP anchor Barry Kriger is home from the hospital, the station announced today.

“Many of you have sent get well wishes to Barry,” reads a statement on Springfield NBC-affiliate’s website. “Here at our 22News studios, we’ve received dozens of cards and letters for Barry. We’ll be bringing all of them to him today.”

Krieger, who has been with WWLP for more than 20 years and anchors the station’s 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts, is expected to make a full recovery. The station plans to feature a report on his homecoming on the evening news tonight.

WWLP Anchor Barry Kriger Sustained ‘Extensive Injuries’ in Car Crash

Veteran WWLP anchor Barry Kriger is currently recovering from injuries he suffered in a recent car accident.

“22News has been receiving many calls and e-mails recently about where Barry Kriger has been,” the NBC-affiliate told viewers this week.  “Barry was recently in an automobile accident while on vacation. He sustained some extensive injuries.”

Kriger, who has been with WWLP for over 20 years and anchors the station’s 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts, is currently in the hospital.

“He will be out of work for an unknown period of time,” WWLP reported on Thursday, “but he is expected to fully recover.” Read more