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Pasco County Fire Rescue Extricates One from Suspended Car

By COREY DIERDORFF, Correspondent | October 04, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 101220120

New Port Richey, FL - On October 4th, firefighters responded to a severe car crash with one person trapped. When firefighters arrived at the intersection of State Road 54 and Trophy Blvd. in New Port Richey, they reported a car suspended over a steel handrail and ditch. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle and carefully extricated the patient inside. It took firefighters an extended period to free the patient due to the location of the car. Thankfully, the driver of the car only suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local area hospital.

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