Huntington Fire Department Handles Head-on Crash on West Shore Road
The Huntington Fire Department was alerted to a two-car head-on collision with reports of victims trapped and an ejection in front of 71 West Shore Road on Monday, June 26, at 6:57 p.m. Huntington FD units were on scene within three minutes of the alarm, and found one victim in each car with no ejections. Huntington firefighters responded with units Heavy Rescue 5, Ladder 12 and Engine 1, secured the vehicles and used heavy rescue tools on one car to extricate a patient with serious injuries. The second patient was removed and transported with minor injuries. Both patients were transported to Huntington Hospital by the Huntington Community First Aid Squad. Suffolk County Police was also on the scene assisting. Huntington FD units operated under the command of Chief of Department Jesse Cukro and aided by Assistant Chief Rob Conroy and Second Deputy Chief Brian Keane.
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