Stony Hill Fire & EMS Extricate One on the Interstate
By PATRICK MAGYAR, Correspondent | July 16, 2021 | CONNECTICUT
Story No. 071821102
Photo by John BakerHeavy front end damage after the involved vehicle rear ended a tractor trailer
Shortly after 16:30 on Friday July 16th, Stony Hill Fire & EMS and Nuvance Medic 642 were dispatched to Interstate 84 east between exits 8 &9 for an MVA with injuries. Bethel Fire Dispatch and Connecticut State Police Troop A were receiving multiple calls on it. Stony Hill Ambulance 3 arrived on scene and upgraded the assignment to an extrication. Bethel Rescue 1 was added as well as Danbury Engine 24. The crew on Stony Hill Rescue 2 were able to extricate the victim in approximately 7 minutes. The single patient was transported ALS to Danbury Hospital. Rescue 2 and Engine 3 remained on scene while Modzelewski's removed the vehicles from the roadway.
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