January 13, 2008 - TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

January 13, 2008 - Around 0100 hrs. Pineville Fire Department was alert to assist Charlotte Fire Department on the scene of a vehicle accident with entrapment. Pineville Squad 8 responded with 5 personnel and were given an assignment of stabilizing both vehicles. After stabilizing both vehicles, CFD units continued with extrication operations to free one patient with their leg trapped. The patient was freed and removed from the vehicle, immobilized and placed in the care of Med-Center Air and flown to CMC. All Pineville units cleared a little before 02:30 hrs. In all 7 personnel responded to the scene with Squad 8 and Car 4.

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