(UPDATE) Medical Helicopter Transport After Crash
Two passengers were extricated and one person was life flighted.
Update: One person was life flighted to UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester following a single-car accident on Parmenter Street last night.
“It appeared they had gone off the road, it is a windy road, they had gone off the road and struck a tree,” said Fire Chief Jim Fortin of the accident that occured between Broadmeadow Street and the Primate Center.
Fire officials responded to the accident at 9:30 p.m. There were two passengers trapped in the vehicle, said Deputy Fire Chief Stanley Clement.
“The male driver exited the vehicle," he said.
The front and rear passengers had multiple traumas, said Deputy Chief Clement. It took the fire department 30 minutes to cut into the vehicle and free the passengers, said Chief Fortin.
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"The roof was taken off and the car was opened up as best they could,” he said.
One of the victims was life flighted from the Marlborough Airport while the others were transported by ambulance to UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester.
The Marlborough fire department was on the scene with two engines and a rescue vehicle while the Southborough Fire Department responded with a rescue vehicle for additional manpower during the extrication, said Chief Fortin.
Original Story: A LifeFlight helicopter was requested just after 9:45 p.m. Thursday to Broadmeadow and Parmenter streets for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment, scanners are reporting.
A transmission that came through at 10:11 p.m. noted that two patients have been extricated, and a second helicopter was requested.
Marlborough Patch will provide more information when it becomes available.