Melville Fire Department Rescues Drivers from Early Morning Crash
The Melville Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident with heavy rescue on Route 110 and the North Service Road, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 2:07 a.m. Firefighters arrived and found a tractor trailer and an overturned car in a wooded area on the North Service Road. Melville volunteer firefighters used multiple “Jaws of Life” heavy rescue tools to remove the driver from the overturned car. She was transported to the Nassau University Medical Center by Melville Rescue Squad ambulance. Firefighters cut a path through the brush to reach the truck driver, who was transported to Huntington Hospital by the Melville Rescue Squad. About 25 firefighters and rescue personnel were on the scene with a heavy rescue truck, two engines, three ambulances and paramedic unit, under the direction of Chief Jason Bernfeld and Assistant Chief David Kaplan.
Story by Steve Silverman, Photos Courtesy Melville FD