Stony Hill Fire Extricates One on the Interstate
By PATRICK MAGYAR, Correspondent | September 24, 2020 | CONNECTICUT
Story No. 100620115
Photo by Patrick MagyarMembers removed the roof and doors to gain access to the entrapped driver.
Photo by Patrick MagyarHurst tools deployed from Stony Hill Rescue 2.
Photo by Patrick MagyarVehicle being removed by Modzelewski's Towing & Recovery.
Photo by Patrick MagyarPost extrication.
Bethel, CT - On Thursday, September 24th at 7:15 A.M., Stony Hill Fire & EMS with Danbury Hospital Paramedic 608 were dispatched to Interstate 84 eastbound between Exits 8 and 9 for a single-car MVA with unknown injuries.
First arriving Stony Hill Ambulance 3 located a car off the road into a tree with the driver entrapped. Rescue 2, Engine 3, Engine 1 and Newtown's Hawleyville Fire Rescue 334 arrived on the scene and extricated the sole occupant in approximately 20 minutes. The occupant was transported to Danbury Hospital with unknown injuries.
Members stood by while Modzelewski's removed the vehicle from the woods with their twin steer rotator.
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