One Seriously Injured in ATV Collision
By Firefighter/EMT Gregory Lawson
July 1, 2022

On July 1 at approximately 0200 hours(2:00 am), MAVFC units were dispatched to an ATV accident in the area of Woodville Road and Mater Way. First arriving Medic 18 found a single dirt bike rider over an embankment, laying in the woods. After an initial assessment, Medic 18 requested aviation for a patient with serious traumatic injuries. Several crew members from Rescue 1 and Medic 18 worked on preparing the patient to be removed from the woods. Engine 12 crew assisted with patient removal to the medic unit before responding to secure the landing zone for MSP helicopter Trooper 3. The victim was transported by helicopter to a trauma center for treatment.

Units: Medic18, Rescue 1, Engine 12, FCSO, MSP Trooper-3.