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MedEvac Launched Following Head-On MVA in Newburgh

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NEWBURGH, NY - Orange Lake and Winona Lake Fire Departments responded with Town of Newburgh Police and EMS to a head-on MVA on State Route 17K/Dealer Drive, August 14th. EMS requested a MedEvac launched for one subject, with the landing zone set up inside Auto Auction. Firefighters spread speedy dry and secured the vehicles. Town of Newburgh EMS transported the subject to the landing zone where the Medevac airlifted them to Westchester Medical Center. Once additional ambulances arrived on scene, four other subjects were transported to Montefore/St. Luke's Hospital by Town of Newburgh EMS and Mobile Life ALS. State Route 17K was closed between Fletcher Drive and Governors Drive during the incident. The Town of Newburgh Police Dept. is investigating the cause. 

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BOB MCCORMICKCorrespondent

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