Tractor Trailer vs SUV – Multiple Injuries

Tractor Trailer vs SUV – Multiple Injuries

January 9, 2015 MVA

Shortly before 10:00pm, Company 1 was dispatched to Route 8 northbound between exits 12 and 13 for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Squad 1 arrived first on scene finding a two vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and a Chevrolet SUV, both sustaining heavy damage. The crew of Squad 1 stabilized the SUV and assisted EMS with removing multiple patients. Heavy front end damage was sustained to the tractor trailer including a ruptured saddle tank. All patients were transported to the hospital by Echo Hose Ambulance.

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Captain Plavcan: Firefighter I, Firefighter II, Fire Instructor I, Hazmat Opts, EMT

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