07-21-04
US21/I77 Intersection
Troutman, NC

A grandmother with her grandchild went through a changing light and hit a pickup truck that had salvage in the back.  It appeared to have spun the pickup around 180 degrees.  The grandchild was not in a child seat and was not hurt.  Citations were issued for same.  NC Motor Carrier Unit was first on the scene and had scene ready for trooper when he arrived.

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The scene being worked by the EMS with injured female in pickup truck.

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The back end of the pickup was hit and debris was scattered around.

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Jason checking out the grandchild and grandmother in the accident.

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Getting the young lady ready to transport to be checked out.

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The ambulance was close, so there was just a short roll to get there.

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Damage to the front end of the passenger car.

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The load was nearly spilled onto the roadway.

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Motor Carrier Unit from NC SHP on scene.

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The paint is being put down at the intersection marking vehicle location.

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Talking with the victims in the car to make sure that they don't need transport.

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Truck 10 brings the fluid adsorbent to the scene.  

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Antifreeze and other fluids are covered with absorbent.

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Jason getting it put down in a cloud of dust.  He's covering the paint job.

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Our units blocking on lane as traffic winds it way around.

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Officer Scottie Murdock Motor Carrier Unit who was also a Troutman Fireman.

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