Saturday, July 27, 2013

Afternoon Vehicle Rollover

Highway 93 -

On July 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm Pinion Pine firefighters received an alarm for a motor vehicle rollover with entrapment on Highway 93, near mile marker 105. This brought the response of 1 engine and 1 Chief Officer. Units arrived on scene to find a passenger car that had rolled in the median, resting on its roof with moderate damage. Crews learned that the driver and only occupant was self extricated from the vehicle. Crews provided care and packaged the patient for transport. The patient was transported by ground to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Fire and EMS crews packaging the patient for transport.

The cause of the accident is unknown and being investigated by the Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol. Fire and EMS personnel were on scene for approximately half an hour with lane restrictions on the northbound high speed lane.

Article by: Lt. Ron Hood
Photo by: Capt. Gail Jackson

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