Multi-Vehicle Extrication MVA, Is your department ready for this call?

I wish I could say I found this very well photographed extrication scene, but FireGeezer here at FireEMSBlogs.com broke the story last night!  How would you handle this scene?  By all accounts, the Glenview Fire Department did a great job getting the occupants out!

Shortly after noon today the Glenview Fire Department was notified of a multi-vehicle accident with a rollover and entrapment in the 2900 block of Glenview Road. Unconfirmed reports are that the police department had a cellphone caller advise of an erratic driver and while on the phone the caller may have witnessed the accident. Glenview Fire responded with two engines, two ambulances, a truck, and Battalion 6. Upon arrival at the scene two additional ambulances were requested and a third engine for manpower.

A Jeep SUV was on top of one sedan and a third vehicle was about 3o feet down the road with extensive damage. Companies began two extrications; one to free the driver of the car and the second to free two patients from the SUV. The three occupants of the car underneath the SUV were out of the vehicle when units arrived.

Extrication_Shapiro_Photography_Glenview_Fire_Department

Shapiro Photography

Shapiro Photography

Shapiro Photography

View the entire photo story  of the entire scene in ChicagoAreaFire HERE. Also check out Larry’s 191-image photo gallery from the incident HERE and Tim Olk’s 120-image photo gallery HERE.

About Smitty

One comment

  1. I can hardly add that I liked this scene cause it’s a typical example of how stupid people drive or what they’re doing when driving….=o(

Text

Text

Text