Location: I-87 NB
Units Operating: Vails Gate FD, Winona Lake FD, New Windsor EMS, Town of Newburgh EMS, NYSP, New Windsor PD, DEC
Description Of Incident: Tractor-trailer roll-over w/entrapment & injuries
(2) Tractor-trailers collided, sending one down an embankment, leaving the driver pinned.
The Winona Lake FD was originally dispatched, but the incident was soon discovered to be in the Vails Gate fire district. Vails Gate FD was then dispatched and responded with Cars 2 & 7, R480 and E478.
Members of both WLFD and VGFD, along with EMS worked together to extricate the driver and mitigate leaking fluids.
A Medevac was originally requested, but was unable to fly due to high winds.
Upon completion of extrication, the driver was transported by ground to Good Samaritan Hospital.
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Edited by BFD1054, 09 April 2012 - 08:09 PM.