05-19-06
Broad Street, Statesville
Head-on Collision

Guest Photographer Bill Sherrill

This accident occurred on Friday May 19 on Hwy 64 between JB's and Broad Street. The wreck was a head on collision with heavy damage to each vehicle. Both drivers were pinned in their vehicles and were pinned for approximately 30 minutes. Iredell Rescue initially was dispatched and requested Troutman Rescue for assistance. Both Amkus and Hurst power tools were used to perform roof removal, door removal and dash rolls on both vehicles. Helicopters were requested for both patients but were not available to fly and both were transported directly to Baptist hospital by Iredell EMS. Cool Springs VFD responded to the scene and provided fire protection as well as manpower during the extrication.

 

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