Check out this crazy video of an MVA. Supposedly there were no deaths, but I can't find much info on it.
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05-03-2005, 12:19 AM #1
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Crazy video - Terrible MVA
05-03-2005, 12:22 AM #2
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omg, now that is terrible.
05-03-2005, 12:54 AM #3
Is that film for real??? Kinda looked like it may be a fake to me.....I.A.C.O.J. Charter Member
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05-03-2005, 01:01 AM #4
it is real and came from California through a redlight camera or some passive traffic monitor. I have had it here since July '04...the pedestrian lives .........IACOJ both divisions and PROUD OF IT !
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05-03-2005, 07:51 AM #5
Oh, you mean a red light means stop?Fire Marshal/Safety Officer
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05-03-2005, 09:06 AM #6
As Weruj1 says, the pedestrian survived (though he was initially pronounced dead at the scene).
More info and another download site:
http://www.snopes.com/photos/accident/carcrash01.aspYou only have to be stupid once to be dead permanently
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05-03-2005, 01:40 PM #7
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It is real. I have had this clip for almost a year now too. I use it in my EMT classes when I do my video day. I have lots of similar ones.
Mine has the story attatched to it. The guy was critical for a few days but he made a few recovery motnhs later.
05-03-2005, 02:02 PM #8
Holy crap, who was the jerk that decided side walks had to be by streets anyway-Brotherhood: I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
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05-03-2005, 03:41 PM #9
Old clip , still a good one though been around for a while and yes it is real." We are not extraordinary people , we are people caught in extraordinary situations. " Chapter 1 IFSTA Manual
05-03-2005, 05:29 PM #10
That is amazing.------------------------------------
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05-03-2005, 09:14 PM #11
Yep, older clip, but still a good one.......The comments made by me are my opinions only. They DO NOT reflect the opinions of my employer(s). If you have an issue with something I may say, take it up with me, either by posting in the forums, emailing me through my profile, or PMing me through my profile.
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05-03-2005, 09:38 PM #12
We had a similar accident, but just imagine a telephone pole down across the roadway and three cars instead of two, two of them with entrapment.
Came in when the paid crew was on duty. That was the first and only time control has ever come across and gone "Engine 1, expedite your response."
The car on the victim wasn't occupied(Guy crawled out, amazingly), and we did the 'redneck' way of lifting the car off the patient. The medics felt he was still viable, but he wasn't breathing so it was sort of a 'git'r'done' type deal...Nothing I'm proud of or comfortable with, though. But he did live to see his family again, so that provided us with some consolation...
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