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Serious Motor Vehicle Crash; Car vs. Semi-Truck (Photo) - 03/14/19

At approximately 13:48 on March 14th Sandy Fire District responded to a car vs. semi-truck motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy 211 & Dubarko Rd.  

The car was hit broad side by the semi.  The two patients in the car were trapped and required heavy extrication.  The driver of the car was transported by ambulance with potential serious injuries to a trauma hospital and the passenger of the car was transported by Lifeflight to a trauma hospital.  The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured. The incident required a fire engine, a rescue, a Chief Officer, Chaplain, Lifeflight and 2 ambulances. 

Additional apparatus from Clackamas Fire included 2 fire engines, a truck, heavy rescue and a Chief Officer.

Sandy Fire was assisted by Clackamas Fire District, Sandy Police, Oregon State Police, Oregon Department of Transportation, & Sandy Public Works.

Photos taken by Fire Chief Phil Schneider. 

The yellow blanket in the photos are use to cover the patient to protect them from glass and debris during extrication.

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