07-04-08
Old Mountain Road
Head On Collision

Fortunately, there were no serious injuries from this accident, mostly scrapes and bruises.  The driver of the black pickup advised that the Mercury started to come over to his side of the road and he was unable to get far enough off the road to avoid the car.  The accident occurred in a curve.  Units from Troutman Fire & Rescue, Troutman Police, Iredell County EMS and NC SHP responded to the scene.


Coming upon the scene, an injured juvenile in the back seat was tended to.


The vehicles had quite an impact.
 

 


Impact areas on both vehicles.
 

 


Ford Pickup Truck


Damage to the Mercury.


Airbag deployed in the Pickup truck.


EMS units get ready to get 1st patient out of vehicle.


The decision was made not to come out drivers side and to walk patient to stretcher.


The driver who was ambulatory on the scene was put in traction.


Getting the pickup on the wrecker.


Front end of the Mercury.


Getting ready to pull the vehicle around.

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