Accident with entrapment reported at intersection of Route 33 and Route 237, Stafford
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on December 8, 2012 - 7:27pm
A motor-vehicle accident with injuries and entrapment is reported at the intersection of Route 237 and Route 33, Stafford.
Two Mercy ambulances dispatched and Mercy Flight is on standby.
Stafford fire dispatched.
UPDATE 6:28 p.m.: Mercy Flight is not available.
UPDATE 6:33 p.m.: A trooper informs dispatch that it's a serious injury accident. A sergeant is requested to the scene.
UPDATE 6:40 p.m. (By Billie): South Byron Fire Police are called to shut down Route 33 at Griswold Road. Bergen Fire Department is requested to bring extrication equipment to the scene -- "A second set (of jaws) is needed." The accident is just east of the 33/237 intersection.
UPDATE 7:04 p.m.: The victim has been extricated.
UPDATE 10:17 p.m.: Stafford and South Byron back in service. Route 33 is reopened.