Ventura | Crew frees Occupants trapped in Overturned Vehicle

In the early morning hours, 2:31 AM,of November 4th Ventura City Fire and Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle accident with trapped victims at Johnson Dr. and Swan St.. When firefighters arrived on scene the discovered a passenger sedan badly damaged resting on its roof; two victims trapped inside were in critical condition. Unconfirmed reports had an additional person, the driver, who fled the scene prior to firefighter’s arrival. The injured victims were rescued by firefighters using hydraulic rescue tools to pry the damaged vehicle away from the injured occupants. Both critically injured victims were transported to a local trauma center by AMR.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation by the Ventura Police Department. No rescuers were injured as a result of this incident.

 

 

Photo Credits: Ventura City Fire Department


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