Flossmoor police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:25 p.m. Sunday to a report of a vehicle crash with entrapment at Vollmer Road and Crawford Avenue. Five people were extricated and rescued from the pin-in crash.
VIDEO on PublicSafetyReporter.com Pin-in Crash with 5 People Extricated, Vollmer Rd and Crawford Ave, Flossmoor
Neighbors reported hearing a loud boom just before 9:25 p.m. Then people in the crash began yelling at each other.
The vehicles were severely damaged and off the road. Emergency crews worked at least 30 minutes to free five people who were trapped in the vehicles.
At least one person was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Christ Medical Center, and was then listed in critical condition.
Flossmoor Fire Department activated an EMS Box Alarm at about 9:37 p.m. to bring mutual aid assistance to their town.
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …
BOX UNITS ASSIGNED …
TRUCK(S): HAZEL CREST
EMS: HOMEWOOD, COUNTRY CLUB HILLS
CHIEF(S): COUNTRY CLUB HILLS
CHANGE OF QUARTERS: BUD’S AMBULANCE,
STAGING: BP GAS STATION AT VOLLMER AND CRAWFORD
Stay informed with news from The Cardinal’s Emergencies Behind the Scenes Facebook page — Facebook.com/CardinalEmergencies. Includes links to favorite public safety and emergency rescuers and product manufacturers and safety companies that have facebook pages. Submit your pictures or just stay up-to-date on with fire, rescue, EMS and police photo galleries. Please add your public safety photo to the wall album — go direct to the Arlington Cardinal Emergencies Behind the Scenes photos. For a list of all of The Cardinal Facebook fan pages, go to Arlingtoncardinal.com/about/facebook …