South Lane County Fire and Rescue News Blog
Motor Vehicle Accident
South Lane County Fire & Rescue personnel responded to a single car motor vehicle accident on Hwy 99 between Latham Rd. and Kennedy Ln. at 3:28 PM on May 15th.
The involved vehicle struck a power pole sheering it in half. Multiple live power lines covered the vehicle and delayed rescue of the patient until the power company (EPUD) could deem the scene safe to enter.
The patient was partially ejected from his vehicle. The patient was taken to RiverBend Hospital with serious injuries. SLCFR was assisted by the Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Transportation.
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