Desert Rescue / 4-Wheeler Accident w/ Injury


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Rescue 4, Rescue 3, Battalion Chief, River Medical Ambulance, and AR1 are responding to 1/2 Mile into the desert off Bison Road for a rescue assignment resulting from a 4-wheeler accident with a female trapped with nearly severed arm. Breaking_News

One of the responding engines is requesting that a helicopter be prepared for launch.

Battalion Chief requesting a helicopter be launched.

Rescue crews on scene have advised they will need to transport the patient by helicopter. No ETA yet on arrival time of helicopter.

Rescue crew is stating 4 patients, one immediate with almost total amputation, the other three are minor-trauma.

Emergency crews are preparing a landing zone for the helicopter, pulling a hose line and wetting down the area to keep dust down.

47-year-old female. Was wearing a helmet. Right arm mid-way up, partial amputation. Rushing to Havasu Regional Medical Center.