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Ocala Fire Rescue Responds to Train vs. Pedestrian

By OCALA FIRE RESCUE, Correspondent | April 27, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 042820105

(OCALA, Fla.) April 27, 2020 – Ocala Fire Rescue (OFR) responded to reports of a train versus pedestrian at 500 NW 4th Ave. at 4:43 p.m. OFR Engines 1 and 3, Rescue 1, Tower 1, Battalion Chief 22, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to the call.

Crews arrived at the scene to find one patient pinned under a train. Paramedics assessed the patient and began rendering medical care while extrication began. Patient extrication was complete by 5:01 p.m.

The patient was trauma alerted to Ocala Regional Medical Center.

No other injuries were reported.

OFR Rescue 3, the Ocala Police Department, and Marion County Fire Rescue also responded.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.