Jeep destroys pole in Zion Grove

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 5:42 AM, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Nuremberg-Weston Volunteer Fire Company and Shenandoah ALS to Green Mountain Road and Red Ridge Road in North Union Township for a motor vehicle accident with injuries.

Chief 581 and Engine 582 were advised of a single vehicle accident involving a utility pole with one person injured.  The injured person was reported to be at a nearby residence.

Engine 582 arrived on the scene and found one Jeep in the roadway with severe damage and a utility pole completely sheared.  Engine 583 arrived on scene and initiated patient care until arrival of Medic 6401.

Fire police set up traffic control while EMS tended to the patient and firefighters cleaned up debris around the scene.  Chief 581 requested PPL Electric Utilities to the scene.

After being evaluated by EMS, the patient refused any further treatment for minor injuries.  The fire department was clear of the scene around 7 AM.

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