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Major Injury Accident in Los Angeles

Department: Los Angeles Fire Department - [Los Angeles, California]


At 12:52 a.m., seven Companies of Los Angeles City Firefighters, seven Rescue Ambulances, one Heavy Rescue, two EMS Battalion Captains, one Battalion Chief Officer Command Team, and one Division Chief Officer Command Team, under the direction of Battalion Chief Mark Stormes responded to a Physical Rescue Traffic at Northbound 101 Freeway And Sunset Blvd. in Southeast Hollywood. The first companies on scene found a three vehicle traffic accident with on car rolled over.

Firefighters reported one patient trapped under the vehicle in critical condition. A "Physical Rescue Assignment" was immediately requested and Firefighters using various extrication tools were able to extricate the patient from under the vehicle. Two additional patients were extricated from a separate vehicle. In all, four patients were treated and transported to area hospitals. Three patients were transported in serious/critical condition and one patient was transported in moderate condition. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the proper law enforcement agencies.







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