07-24-2008
Triplett Rd
Rollover with ejection

According to witnesses on the scene, the vehicle was coming around a curve heading southbound, and lost control of the vehicle.  The vehicle rolled over 4 times and ejected the driver through the sun roof of the vehicle.  The witness said the driver was not wearing his seatbelt.  The vehicle ended back on it's wheels and rolled about 100 yrs into a shed where it stopped after hitting the vehicle.  A medical helicopter from CMC responded to transport the patient to Carolina Medical Center in Charlotte.  Units from Wayside Fire, Troutman Fire & Rescue, Iredell County EMS and NC State Highway Patrol.


I-Med unit arriving on the scene.


Patient being worked on near roadway.


Vehicle at the building.


Vehicle against the building - post was broken.


Top of the vehicle with glass broken out.


Wayside fire unit on scene.


CMC helicopter arriving on the scene.


Pilots and flight nurse looking at LZ.


Getting close to setting down.


Touch down shortly.


Flight nurses going to the patient.


Taking the patient to the helicopter.

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