“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.”
“I understand he’s doing much better,” Pepin said.
WWLP has not released details about the car accident or the specifics of Kriger’s injuries.