New Hartford Fire Department

Head On Crash RT 44 Extrication Medivac and Multiple Fatalities 05/11/18

A head on crash between two trucks closes Rt 44 for hours on 5/11/18. Two passengers were heavily entrapped in the wreckage and declared deceased on the scene while one pt was able to be rapidly extricated and transported to the landing zone for the Lifenet Helo coming out of New York State. At the onset of the call ambulances were dispatched from New Hartford and Canton along with 2 helicoptersfrom New York and 1 from Massachusetts as the 2 Lifestar heicopters were already tied up on other missions. The one patient that was transport was brought to Hartford Hosp in critical condition.

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