Fatal MVA on the Fourth of July in Lindenhurst
Photo by BRL PHOTOFatal MVA On July 4th In Lindenhurst
Photo by BRL PHOTO
LINDENHURST, NY - On the night of July 4th, the Lindenhurst FD responded to an MVA with reported entrapment and an unconscious patient at Straight Path and EB Sunrise Highway. Upon arrival of sector car 114, it was advised that they had a confirmed entrapment and an unresponsive patient inside the car. On arrival, Heavy Rescue 1-6-5 immediately put tools into operation to extricate the victim, who was transported while CPR was in progress to a local area hospital where they were pronounced deceased. Two other patients were transported with non-life-threatening injuries. Mutual aid ambulances were requested from North Lindenhurst, Copiague and North Amityville. The cause of the incident is under investigation. Units operated under the command of Chief of Department Michael DeGregorio.