I-79 Accident

On 05/10/15 at 1351 hours, Company 20 was alerted for a vehicle accident on Interstate 79 at the 159 mile marker. Squad 203 went out with a crew of four along with Green County 18-4. Additional information from MECCA¬†advised that three vehicles were involved. One vehicle traveling southbound crossed the median and struck a vehicle head on. Green County 18-4 arrived to find three vehicles with two sustaining heavy damage with one patient still entrapped. Engine 201 and Unit 202 went en route to assist. Squad 203 arrived and 20-1 assumed command while Green County 18-4 and Squad 203 crews went to work extricating the patient from the vehicle. Extrication was completed and patient was transported to Ruby Memorial by Mon EMS. Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department is investigating this accident. The Star City Volunteer Fire Department extends its gratitude to the companies involved.