Arlington Heights Fire Department used the ‘jaws of life’ to extricate a young male adult while they called for a Centegra Northern Illinois Medical Center Flight for Life helicopter to transfer one patient to Lutheran General Hosptal Level One Trauma Center in Park Ridge. The landing zone for the helicopter was Lloyd Meyer Field at Recreation Park where varsity baseball players in the high school fall baseball porgram had their game
delayed while the victim was transferred from the Arlington Fire
Ambulance to the helicopter in short left center field. The accident
occurred in the Arlington Heights Road construction zone at Fremont Street early Thursday night.