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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO VEHICLE EXTRICATION


05/07/21
               

For Immediate Release:

May 7, 2021

Contact:

Craig Warzon

SVFD PIO Officer

warzonc@spokanevalleyfire.com

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SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO VEHICLE EXTRICATION

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The Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a reported multi-vehicle accident at 16th and Dishman Mica around 10:15 this morning.

A small sedan collided with a box truck, causing the truck to roll onto its side. The sedan then struck a power pole and crashed through a residential fence.

Both the driver and passenger in the sedan suffered serious injuries and were transported to a trauma hospital. The passenger had to be extricated.

The driver of the box van was reported to have minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The Spokane County Sheriff is investigating the accident.

Photos of the incident can be found on the SVFD Facebook Page.

SVFD would like to remind drivers to always wear their seat belts.

Extrication Scene

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Spokane Valley Fire Department
Spokane Valley Fire Department (SVFD) serves a population of 125,000, including the cities of Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and Millwood, as well as surrounding unincorporated areas within the 75-square miles of Spokane County Fire District 1. In 2020, SVFD firefighter crews, including its paramedics and EMTs, responded to more than 18,700 emergency calls.

Established eighty years ago in 1940, SVFD is committed to pursuing excellence and is distinguished as an Accredited Agency by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International and by fire district’s ISO Class 2 rating from the Washington Survey and Rating Bureau.

Connect with SVFD at: spokanevalleyfire.com. For department news, safety information, and timely updates, find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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