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Tractor Overturned with Entrapment

Tractor Overturned with Entrapment

5-11-2011 Tappahannock station 1 an Tappahannock Rescue station 5 were dispatched for reported tractor overturned with entrapment. [Tractor accident] First arriving fire fighters surveyed the scene. Had male subjects left leg pinned under the steering wheel and hood of the tractor. Patient was conscious and alert. Life Evac 3 medevac was requested to the scene.

Arriving apparatus went to work stablizing the tractor. Local tow company notified to assist. Tractor was lifted with assistance with more cribbing and air bag system. Patient was freed in approx 25 min. Life Evac 3 landed and flight medics checked patient. Patients injuries did not warrant flying out. Patient packaged by EMS and transported to Tappahannock Hospital.

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