Vehicular malfunction sends driver to GCH

GRAFTON—Wednesday afternoon, the Grafton Fire Department (Company 1) and Taylor County Medical Emergency Squad (EMS) were toned out to the scene of a vehicular accident involving a home.


At approximately 12:57 p.m., crews were called into action for a motor vehicle accident in which a truck went over a hill and into a residential home on Richmond Avenue, in Grafton.


Possible entrapment and injuries were reported as well.


Once on scene, the Taylor County EMS advised dispatch that there was no entrapment and noted one male patient outside of the vehicle with sustained injuries.


Firefighters with the Grafton FD arrived to the location in order to assess the vehicle, and damage to the home, later determining through interior and exterior investigations, that the incident did not cause any structural damage to the residence.


The driver of the vehicle reported the cause of the accident as a vehicular malfunction and was not cited.


Crews from the fire department assisted Taylor County EMS workers with patient care and loading.


While the driver appeared to only have sustained minor injuries, he was transported, via ambulance, to Grafton City Hospital for further evaluation. 


Company 1 remained on scene until CG&J wrecker service arrived to remove the disabled automobile.





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