Incident Name: Highway 99 Incident
Incident Time:

04:09:00 a.m.

Incident Date: 03-22-2020
Incident Type: Technical Rescue
Injuries: Serious
Fatalities: 1
Equipment Assigned:

KCFD Engine 52; Battalion 4; USAR 52

BFD Truck 17

Total Personnel: 12

Greenfield, CA

At 4:09 a.m. Sunday, the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to reports of a semi truck involved vehicle accident On Highway 99 north of Highway 119. First arriving crews discovered a semi truck versus sedan with a semi on its side. Station 52’s crew found 2 patients, one in each vehicle, both patients were pinned in. The driver of the sedan was deceased, the driver of the truck had moderate injuries. Due to the high difficulty involved with extricating the victim, Kern County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) units specializing in technical rescue were requested to assist.

Safety Message: The Kern County Fire Department would like to remind the public, when passing an accident to maintain a safe and slow speed, and to be aware of emergency responders in and around the accident. Thank you

Assisting Agencies:  Hall Ambulance, CHP, Environmental Health, Coroner office, BFD  





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