Titusville Fire Works Fast To Assist Crash Victim
By Space Coast Daily // January 15, 2015
vehicle had been driving erratically
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Engine 12 and District 10 were dispatched to 3350 Fox Lake Road at about 4:48 pm on Wednesday for a report of a vehicle accident.
According to Titusville Fire and Emergency Services, a single vehicle had crashed into a tree, with the occupant not responding.
EMS-1 and Truck-13 were added to the response with E-12 arriving and advising one vehicle was off the road and had crashed into a tree.
Upon arrival, rescue crews advised the need for extrication, and upon further assessment, the crash victim was assessed to be a Trauma Alert.
Once T-13 arrived, extrication began, requiring the removal of the roof and windshield.
Within seven minutes, the victim was removed and placed onto a backboard for transport to Holmes Regional Medical Center by ground transport via Brevard County Fire Rescue with one Titusville Firefighter on board to assist with patient care.
According to Titusville Fire and Emergency Services, it was reported that the vehicle had been driving erratically prior to the event.
The accident is under investigation at this time.
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