04-22-05
Mock Mill Road Pin-In
Guest Photographer - Bill Sherrill

Pictures of wreck on Mock Mill Rd.  There were two patients pinned in the red pick up truck.  Both were extricated with a combination of Amkus and Hurst power tools.  Both patients were flown to CMC in two separate helicopters.  West Iredell VFD, Iredell Rescue, Catawba Rescue, Iredell EMS and CMC worked the call.  The driver was pinned in for app. 45 minutes.  Conditions unknown. 

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Units arriving assess what needs to be done. Staging area for equipment set up on tarp.

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Both victims were pinned, as efforts begin to free both patients.

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The roof has been flapped to give better access to the patients.

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Rescue workers assembling tools that will be needed for extrication.

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Similar view of the scene with fire truck there in case of fire threat.

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Rescue workers access patients from all locations while extrication proceeds.

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Heavy rescue truck in foreground with one of the two helicopters coming in.

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Spectators watch s helicopter comes around to land, and workers continue to get patient free.

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Carolina Medical Center helicopter setting down in field next to incident.

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Patients have been extracted and are being prepped from trip to Charlotte.

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Helicopter flight crew get patient ready for flight and monitor vital signs.

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EMS and helicopter crew get the patient to the helicopter for 15 min flight to Charlotte.

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