Melville FD Rescues Driver in Bagatelle Road Crash
The Melville Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident with the driver trapped after a Lincoln Town Car crashed into a tree on Bagatelle Road near Sorrel Hill Court, Sunday evening, January 27, at about 5 p.m. Melville volunteer firefighters used heavy rescue “Jaws of Life” tools to remove both doors on the driver’s side and free the male patient who was pinned in the wreckage. The patient suffered traumatic injuries and was transported to the Nassau University Medical Center by the Melville Rescue Squad. Under the command of Melville Fire Chief Michael Carrieri, 20 firefighters and rescue personnel were on the scene with a heavy rescue truck, three ambulances, fire police and paramedic unit.
Photo’s by Steve Silverman