Thursday, January 13, 2011
At 2:05 pm, High Rolls Fire Department responded to Mile Marker 4 on Highway 82 for a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Upon arrival, High Rolls units were faced with a multi-car accident with one patient entrapped facing life threatening injuries due to crash impact. The Native Air helicopter ambulance was requested and Dungan Fire Department set up a landing zone to transport the traumatically injured patient. Highway 82 remained closed for approximately 2 hours as the vehicles were removed and the road was made safe by removing debris and spilled fuel. One additional patient was transported with non-life threatening injuries.