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Monday, December 22, 2014

SBFD Off Road Accident Critical Injures Driver Ejected from Jeep - Air Hoist Technical Rescue


San Bernardino Off Road Accident Severely Injures Driver

San Bernardino City Fire Department 911 received a call from the driver in a jeep that had lost control and rolled down the hillside, in the foothills north of Cal State San Bernardino. 

The driver was able to give dispatchers critical information until losing consciousness. Through GPS location and air support from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Dept. the victim was located approximately 35 minutes later. 

San Bernardino Fire Department Companies on the ground arrived to find the victim had been ejected after rolling some 100 feet over the side from the road, where he lay unconscious with critical injuries. 

SBFD Paramedics began treatment of obvious injuries while San Bernardino County Sherriff’s Department Air Rescue were called to assist and hoist the victim into the helicopter where he was transported to Loma Linda University Medical.
Off Road Accident Severely Injures Driver

PIO Assigned:       Rodd Mascis (909) 630-3969

Follow up Info:      Battalion Commander (909) 384-5401 (909) 384-5279

Date:                     December 21, 2014

Location:              Cloudland Truck Trail, North of Cal State San Bernardino

Time of the call:    11:55 Hrs

Number of Units:   2 Engines, 1Truck, Urban Search and Rescue, 2 Battalion Commanders

Number of Firefighters:  14 Firefighters

Injuries:                Critical Injuries

Additional information:
  • Fire Department 911 received a call from the driver in a jeep that had lost control and rolled down the hillside, in the foothills north of Cal State San Bernardino. 
  • The driver was able to give dispatchers critical information until losing consciousness. Through GPS location and air support from the San Bernardino Sherriff’s Dept. the victim was located approximately 35 minutes later. 
  • San Bernardino Fire Department Companies on the ground arrived to find the victim had been ejected after rolling some 100 feet over the side from the road, where he lay unconscious with critical injuries. 
  • SBFD Paramedics began treatment of obvious injuries while San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Air Rescue were called to assist and hoist the victim into the helicopter where he was transported to Loma Linda University Medical.
PIO Assigned: Rodd Mascis (909) 630-3969
Follow up Info: Battalion Commander (909) 384-5401 (909) 384-5279
Date: December 21, 2014
Location: Cloudland Truck Trail, North of Cal State San Bernardino
Time of the call: 11:55 Hrs
Number of Units: 2 Engines, 1 Truck, Urban Search and Rescue, 2 Battalion Commanders
Number of Firefighters: 14 Firefighters
Injuries: Critical Injuries
Additional information: Fire Department 911 received a call from the driver in a jeep that had lost control and rolled down the hillside, in the foothills north of Cal State San Bernardino.
The driver was able to give dispatchers critical information until losing consciousness. Through GPS location and air support from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Dept. the victim was located approximately 35 minutes later.
San Bernardino Fire Department Companies on the ground arrived to find the victim had been ejected after rolling some 100 feet over the side from the road, where he lay unconscious with critical injuries.
SBFD Paramedics began treatment of obvious injuries while San Bernardino County Sherriff’s Department Air Rescue were called to assist and hoist the victim into the helicopter where he was transported to Loma Linda University Medical.

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