Sunday, April 1, 2012

Evening Accident on Interstate 40

On March 31, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Engine 516 and Chief 501 were dispatched to Interstate 40, mile marker 63 for a reported vehicle rollover. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle SUV that had rolled on the eastbound shoulder with one patient self extricated from the vehicle. Crew, assessed and packaged the patient for transport to the hospital. Patient was transported to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries. The cause of the accident is not known but may have resulted from a failure of the front wheel. Traffic was unaffected by the incident.

Article Submitted by Engineer/EMT Ron Hood
Photo Submitted by Engineer/EMT Ken Milner

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