Sunday, December 20, 2015

Firefighters Rescue Driver from Rollover Minivan on Light Pole with Live Wires at Route 53Palatine Rd, Palatine

Illinois State Police and Palatine firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:40 AM Sunday to a report of rollover crash with injuries at 42.108294, -88.002906 (Route 53 And Palatine Rd Arlington Heights, IL). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a vehicle was rolled over on the ramp and a light pole was down on the ramp from northbound Route 53 to eastbound Palatine Road.

One young adult male driver remained in a minivan, but was able to get out of the vehicle on his own power with help of firefighter/paramedics.

Crews on the scene helped the driver climb out a door opening, after making sure that live wires from a downed light pole did not endanger the driver.

The driver was not transported to the hospital by paramedics.

Rolling Meadows firefighter/paramedics also responded to the scene.


ComEd responded immediately to cut the live power lines that were exposed at the base of light pole.

FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED ...

ENGINE(S): E84

TRUCK(S): QUINT85

SQUAD(S): SQD85

CHIEF(S): BC8

EMS: A84 ROLLING MEADOWS A16

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