New York Firefighters Respond to Vehicle Accident

On Thursday, May 5th, 2003, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office dispatched the Jonesville Fire Department and Clifton Park/Halfmoon Ambulance to the intersection of State Route 146 and Waite Road in the town of Clifton Park for a reported two car MVA with unknown injuries.

First arriving fire and EMS units found, a two car head on MVA with one male patient trapped in a four door sedan. After the primary patient assessment by CPHM paramedics, it was determined a roof removal was necessary.

The Jonesville Fire Department performed a full roof removal with an extrication time of approximately 27 minutes. The patient appeared to have a possible tib/fib fracture and an ankle fracture with minor facial lacerations.

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