Motor Vehicle Collision on FM 2011

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On Saturday October 24th 2015, the Elderville Lakeport VFD responded to a two vehicle accident on FM 2011 near the intersection of CR 2156 near the Elderville Community at 1400 Hrs. Two firefighters were near by when the accident occurred in a wild land fire apparatus were on scene in less than a minute of the accident occurring. This short response time made it possible for a fire in one of the involved vehicles to be extinguished before the occupants received any severe burns while simultaneously removing the four injured occupants from the vehicle. The single occupant of the second vehicle had to be extricated using hydraulic rescue tools commonly referred to as "Jaws of Life". All occupants were transported to an area hospital by three Champion EMS ambulances. The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating the cause of the accident. The Elderville Lakeport VFD would like to thank the area residents and motorist who provided assistance a the scene. The Fire Department cleared the scene at 15:36 hrs.

 

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