Florida Fire Captain Injured While at Scene of Crash

Baker Capt. Timothy Busby was taking a backboard out of an ambulance when it was struck by a 2003 Toyota Tundra, causing his arm to become caught in the strap, wrenching his right elbow.


A Baker fire captain was injured while at the scene of a crash early Tuesday morning.

Capt. Timothy Busby, 52, was standing next to an ambulance following a wreck on State Road 85 around 6:30 a.m. when the incident occurred, according to The Northwest Florida Daily News.

Busby was taking a backboard out of the ambulance when a 2003 Toyota Tundra, driven by Scotty Matthews, struck the backboard, causing it to spin in the fire captain's hands.

His right arm became caught in the strap to the backboard, wrenching his right elbow, Florida Highway Patrol officials told the newspaper.

Busy sustained minor injuries and was transported to North Okaloosa Medical Center.

There were no charges filed in the incident.