Dix Hills Fire Department Rescues Driver Trapped in Crash

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The Dix Hills Fire Department responded to a crash involving  a Limousine and a Range Rover on Half Hollow Road near Wildwood Drive in  Dix Hills, Monday night, August 13, at about 11 p.m.  The driver of  the limo was trapped in the wreck and rescued by Dix Hills firefighters using heavy rescue extrication tools. He suffered chest trauma and neck  and back injuries, and was transported to Stony Brook University Medical  Center by the Dix Hills Rescue Squad. Three female occupants in the Range  Rover also suffered neck and back injuries, and were taken to Huntington  Hospital by Dix Hills and Melville Rescue ambulances.  Under the command  of Dix Hills Fire Chief Richard Granahan, 35 firefighters and rescue personnel  were on the scene with three heavy rescue trucks, three ambulances,  and paramedic first responder units. An additional ambulance assisted  from the Melville Fire Department.






Photos  by Steve Silverman

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