Two automobile rollovers in two days in Orland Park
On Wednesday October 30, 2012 at approximately 11:16 in the morning, the Orland Fire Protection District responded to the intersection of 144th Place and La Grange Road for the rollover vehicle accident. The driver of a SUV was trapped in the upside down vehicle along with his approximate 100 pound dog.
The driver was extricated by fire crews while simultaneously distracting the dog – protecting the driver and the responders in the vehicle. The driver was extricated from the vehicle, treated and transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center.
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The Orland Park Police animal control officer was able to remove the dog from the vehicle.
A second vehicle was involved in the incident. The driver of the second vehicle was not injured.
On October 31, 2012 at approximately 11:54 AM, the Orland Fire Protection District responded to the 14700 block of Wolf Rd for the roll over single vehicle accident. The driver of the vehicle was able to get out of the vehicle by himself. The driver was transported to Silver Cross Hospital with minor injuries.
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