Melville Fire Department Rescues Trapped Crash Victim

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The Melville Fire Department responded to a crash on Half Hollow Road and the South Service Road on Monday, July 3, 2017 at about 12:55 p.m. One of the two vehicles involved overturned on it side, trapping the driver inside. Melville firefighters stabilized the SUV and used heavy rescue extrication tools to remove the victim. Both drivers were transported to Huntington Hospital by the Melville Rescue Squad with non-life threatening injuries. Three ambulances, heavy rescue truck, an engine, fire police and paramedic unit were dispatched with approximately 20 fire/rescue personnel, under the direction of Chief Jason Bernfeld supported by Assistant Chiefs Chris Nolan, David Kaplan and Bill Schmitt.

Story by Steve Silverman, Photos Courtesy Melville Fire Department

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