Twitter Buttons

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Livermore: Off-duty Bay Area EMT Killed In Fiery Wreck I-580 Thursday Morning #CaEMS #CaDUI

Off-duty EMT Reed Whittaker killed Thursday after a Hummer crashed into him from behind while driving on an interstate. The driver of the Hummer was arrested for DUI. 
LIVERMORE, Calif. — The man killed in the fiery crash in Livermore Thursday morning has been identified as Reed Whittaker, an EMT from Contra Costa County.
Whittaker worked with Royal Ambulance of San Leandro and was driving his Jeep Cherokee on Interstate 580 Thursday morning when the driver of a hummer crashed into him from behind.
That driver was identified as Primitivo Garcia of Livermore.  Garcia and a passenger in the Hummer escaped the crash with minor injuries. Police say Garcia smelled of alcohol after the crash and failed a field sobriety test.
Sources: 
Full story: Man killed in fiery crash identified as Bay Area EMT
http://www.ems1.com/fire-ems/articles/1633124-Off-duty-Calif-EMT-killed-in-car-crash-driver-arrested-for-DUI/

---------------------------------------------

Twitter links

-
****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
View blog top tags
---------------------
CLICK HERE TO GO BACK TO TOP OF CALIFORNIA FIRE NEWS HOME PAGE