01-07-2012
Flower House Loop Rd/Klontz Hill Rd
Car vs. Tree

 

The incident occurred with a light rain falling.  The SUV came to the T-intersection and went across the intersection, hitting a tree.  The driver got out of the vehicle, and then felt dizzy and got into the back seat.  The impact broke the steering column.  The patient was loaded and transported to the hospital.  A unit from Charlotte Mecklenburg Police stopped and helped with traffic control.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Iredell County EMS and NC State police were on scene.


On scene with single vehicle.

Impact area on front of vehicle.

Emergency vehicles line the roadway.

Getting the patient on the backboard.

Paramedic who didn't want picture taken.

Air Bags deployed and sterring column laying on seat.

Close up of front end.

Patient on stretcher and getting packaged for transport.

Looking between the vehicles.
 

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