09-15-06
I40 at 144mm
Truck Wreck
 

Guest Photographer - Derek Poole

At approximately 3:10pm Friday, September 15 West Iredell Fire along with Iredell Rescue and Iredell EMS were dispatched to a multiple vehicle accident on I-40 near MM 144 involving 3 Tractor Trailer trucks with reports of one truck off the roadway in the woods and one rear end collision with possible Pin-In, first in West Iredell Fire units confirmed one Pin-In.

During extrication of the victim Catawba County Station 8 was called in to set up an Landing Zone for a Medical Chopper.

Catawba Rescue, Troutman Fire & Rescue and also Monticello Fire Dept. were among other agencies assisting West Iredell FD and Iredell Rescue.

The extrication took approximately  1 hour.

Traffic on I-40 was backed up for more than 2 hours.

Excellent Photos Derek!!

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