UPDATED @ 5:19 PM BREAKING NEWS: Motor Vehicle Accident With Entrappment And Heavy DamageRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Oct 26 2012 5:13 PM
DOTHAN: Dothan Fire Engine 8 ( Highlands ) is on the scene of a motor vehicle accident on West Main in front of Publix. The accident is in the wooded area of the roadway.
Dothan Fire Chief Larry Williams is now on the scene of the accident. Dothan Fire Engine 3 ( Westgate ) is responding to the scene to assist
The patient entrapped is a male 18 to 20 years old, the patient is alert and oriented. The patient was having a seizure at the time of the arrival of the first fire engine. Dothan Fireman are working to extricate the patient.
Dothan Fire Chief Larry Williams has notified Flowers Hospital, the nearest hospital to the scene, the patient is a "trauma alert" and "alerted mental status" due to the mechanism of injury. Dothan Fire Battalion Chief Johnny Givens has also arrived on the scene. Dothan Fire Engine Truck 3 ( Westgate ) is now on the scene.
Matt Boster for RSN will update.
UPDATED @ 5:16 PM
The patient has now been extricated from the wreck and being prepared for transport to Flowers Hospital.
UPDATED @ 5:19 PM
Dothan Fire Chief Larry Williams has reported the patient is now being transported emergency by Pilcher's Ambulance to Flowers Hospital.