Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Firefighters Respond to Fatality Accident

Interstate 40 -

On March 18, 2013 at 8:15 PM, E521 was requested by the Arizona Department of Public Safety to MM 93.5 on Interstate 40 to extrictate two deceased occupants of a single vehicle rollover. E521 crew arrived finding a single pickup truck resting on its roof in the median with heavy damage. Crews extrictated both restrained occupants through the drivers side of the vehicle which was removed using "Jaws of Life" spreaders. Crews were on scene for roughly one hour with no lane closures or delays. The cause of the accident is being investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

Article by Lt. Ron Hood

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