Jaws of life required at single vehicle crash

OHSWEKEN, ON – At 05:17 hours on Monday, two Six Nations Fire Stations and firefighters were dispatched for a report of a single vehicle motor vehicle collision with possibly two patients trapped near the intersection of Second Line Road and Chiefswood Road in the Six Nations of the Grand River territory.

A quick response was made with Six Nations Pumper/Rescue #1 arriving on scene at 05:23 hours.  First arriving crews reported that a pick-up truck had left the roadway and struck a culvert in a laneway and confirmed that two patients were involved with one patient being trapped in the vehicle.

Working in conjunction with Six Nations Advanced Care and Primary Care Paramedics, and Haldimand County Primary Care Paramedics, Six Nations Firefighters stabilized the vehicle and proceeded to utilize the Jaws of Life to free the trapped patient.

One male patient of unknown age and one female patient of unknown age were transported to West Haldimand General Hospital by Paramedics.  The condition of both patients is unknown at this time.  Six Nations Police remained on scene to complete their investigation.

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