01-14-08
Buffalo Shoals Rd at Davidson Rd
Vehicle over embankment

Rescue workers found a single pickup over an embankment in a sharp curve.  It appeared the truck ran off the road and then overturned on the driver's side of the vehicle.  The driver was slightly injured but was able to crawl out of the window to extricate himself.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Iredell Rescue, Iredell County EMS and NC SHP responded to the scene.


Good Samaritan with dirt on his coat was first on the scene is speaking to firefighter.


Workers get the patient immobilized.


The hill gave everyone a disadvantage working.


The patient is nearly ready for the backboard.


On the backboard, it's time to strap him down to get him up the hill.


Getting ready to take the patient up the hill.


Trooper calling for a wrecker.


Nearly ready to head up the hill.


Waiting for the gurney at the top of the hill.


Patient nearly at the top of the hill.


Vehicle position after everyone has moved.


Getting the head beds on the patient.


Nearly ready for transport.


From the rear - tree holding tree up.


Traffic control always.

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