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Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Highway Type of Incident: Traffic Collision - Over the Side
Incident Address: Highway 74 east of Vista Point Incident Number: CA-RRU-141869
Community: Unincorporated County area of La Quinta Date Reported: 11/17/2017
Time Reported: 10:41 AM
Fatalities: 0  Major: 0  Moderate: 1  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 1 Est. Containment Time:
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
UPDATE 11/17/17 @ 11:31 a.m. - The patient was extricated by being pulled up by rope, and was transported to an area hospital by ground ambulance. ** CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a vehicle over the side, on Highway 74 east of Vista Point in the unincorporated County area of La Quinta. The first arriving engine company reported a single vehicle approximately thirty feet over the side. There is one patient with moderate injuries. Firefighters determined the patient will need to be rope lifted to the roadway. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 15 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 3 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 1 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 1 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: Squad,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Riverside County Fire Department, Riverside County Sheriff’s Office,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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