Update: March 10, 7:51 p.m.
QUIET DELL, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Nutter Fort Fire Department has released an update regarding the accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Harrison County.
According to a post made on the department’s Facebook page, Nutter Fort FD companies 7, 12 and Anmoore EMS were alerted to the accident at 7:22 a.m. and responded in less than 3 minutes.
The crews received word of entrapment within the vehicle and used Hurst tools to free the driver of the pickup truck. Extrication of the driver was completed in 13 minutes.
Crews also had to contain a diesel fuel leak coming from the saddle tank of the tractor-trailer
The post also said that the patient that was transported was sent to United Hospital Center and was on Advanced Life Support, which ZOLL Medical defines as ” is a set of life-saving protocols and skills that extend beyond Basic Life Support (BLS). It is used to provide urgent treatment to cardiac emergencies such as cardiac arrest, stroke, myocardial infarction, and other conditions.”
Original: March 9, 9:39 a.m.
QUIET DELL, W.Va. (WBOY) — One person was transported to the hospital Thursday morning after an accident in Harrison County.
It happened just before 7:30 a.m. in front of the Dollar General on Route 20 in Quiet Dell.
First responders said a pickup truck broadsided a tractor-trailer, sending the driver of the pickup to the hospital.
There’s no word on the driver’s condition, but emergency crews on the scene said the driver was alert and communicating.
Traffic on Route 20 was blocked both ways while the scene was cleaned up. It began to flow again shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday.