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Simultaneous Jaws Calls in Abington

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

ABINGTON, MA - Around 1:45 P.M. on the afternoon of Saturday, July 1st, the Abington Fire Department responded to a reported motor vehicle accident in the area of 1190 Bedford Street. Companies arrived and found an occupant to be trapped in the vehicle. A box for manpower was struck and companies went to work with the jaws. The victim was extricated and transported to a local hospital.

A short time after the initial call for a motor vehicle accident, another motor vehicle accident was reported with a car into a pole in the area of 480 High Street. Mutual aid Whitman Engine-243 and Ambulance-249 were requested to that scene, as all of the other Abington companies were tied up at the initial accident. Engine-243 arrived to find a single-vehicle crash with a car into a pole. The occupant was still in the vehicle, and the jaws were needed for a door pop. The occupant was transported to the South Shore Hospital. National Grid responded to the scene to repair the broken pole.

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PAT TRAVERSSenior Correspondent

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