Thursday, June 2, 2011

Early Morning Accident with Entrapment

At 0811 hours on May 31st, Richmond Fire units were dispatched to the intersection of Maury Street and East 17th Street for a two car accident. Rescue 3 arrived on scene to find a truck on its side and a car that had damage on the driver’s side of the vehicle. Rescue 3 reported that they had one person trapped and quickly stabilized the vehicle and began extricating the person. Quint 17 stretched a handline as Quint 6 assessed the patient. The person was extricated in about 10 minutes and was checked by Richmond Ambulance Authority. Units remained on scene until 1000 hours.