03-13-12
Shinnville Rd, Mooresville, NC
Head on Collision

 

The gray car was headed toward Hwy 21/115 and came across the center line striking a pickup truck head on.  The car had 4 people in it, 3 juveniles and the driver.  The pickup had 2 people in it.  No one in the pickup was injured.  The units on scene called for 3 helicopters; two from Carolina Medical Center, and the third from Baptist Hospital.  One of the patients was transported to Lake Norman Regional hospital.  The driver was pinned in the vehicle and had to have the brake pedals and roof cut to free her from the vehicle.  Units from Shepherds Fire Dept, Mooresville Fire Dept, Mooresville Rescue, Iredell County EMS, and NC State Patrol.

 


Coming into the scene - working patients on both sides of the vehicle- Driver is still in vehicle.

Working on cutting the brake pedal

Pickup truck front end.

Working inside the driver's area on the brake pedal.

Cutting the door post

Smashed front end.

Working the cutting tool.

Sawing the A-post.

Working together.

Ready to lift the roof off the car.

Side of vehicle

Dash of vehicle - twisted steering wheel.

Multiple paramedic rescue equipment was all around the vehicles.

Closer view of truck.

Looking from rear of vehicle.

MedCenter Air

Bringing the patient out to the helicopter

Loading the patient.

Lifting off - heading to Charlotte.

Looking across both vehicles.

Different paint jobs on SHP cars - the black is the old color scheme.

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