VIDEO: Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department at Overturned Vehicle with Entrapment

The 74-year-old passenger was able to self-extricate after firefighters removed a window, but the driver was pinned beneath the dash.
Video via the Indianapolis Fire Department’s YouTube page

Early Saturday morning Indianapolis (IN) Fire Department firefighters–assisted by a unit from the City of Lawrence–extricated and rescued a 62-year-old man from his overturned truck after he flipped it over a guardrail and landed on a bridge abutment, suspended over a creek.

Officials believe the truck was headed north in the 4300 block of Mitthoeffer Road. It was there that the automobile hit and flipped over the guardrail.

The 74-year-old passenger was able to self-extricate after firefighters removed a window, but the driver was pinned beneath the dash.

Firefighters were able to stabilize and de-energize the vehicle within 20 minutes and, once stabilized, provided ALS medical care to the driver.

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