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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

LifeFlight Called to Serious Accident in Uxbridge

Shortly before 8:00 AM, Uxbridge fire responded to a motor vehicle accident at 540 Mendon St (Route 16). Upon arrival, they found four vehicles involved, including an excavator.

Photo by Matthew Gregoire
Six people has to be rescued from their vehicles, including an elderly male who had sustained serious injuries. UMass LifeFlight responded and transported the elderly male patient to UMass Medical Center in Worcester. The victim had been heavily entrapped in the vehicle, and the Jaws of Life had to be used to free him.
Photo by Matthew Gregoire
Firefighters also had to peel back the roof of the vehicle. 
Photo by Matthew Gregoire
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