Date: July 30, 2019
Time: 21:33 Hrs.
Location: Spruce St.and High St. Westville
Incident: Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Crash
EMS: Gloucester County EMS
Radio Operations: Fire 1 / Fire Ground 2
The station was dispatched to a report of a pedestrian struck and trapped under a vehicle. Rescue 738 with a staffing of five quickly responded and arrived within minutes of the dispatch. The crews from 738 and 737 found the patient still under the vehicle with the front tire sitting on his leg. Members moved swiftly to secure and stabilize the vehicle before using a floor jack and cribbing to lift the vehicle off of the patient. They then moved him to awaiting EMS personnel for transport to the hospital.