Friday, January 18, 2013

Carcrash 135th and Patridge Lane Orland

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Early Friday morning just after 3 a.m., the Orland Fire Protection District responded to 135th and Partridge Lane for a motor vehicle crash. Initial units arrived to find a vehicle that had struck a tree on the South side of the street resulting in heavy damage to the car.

The driver of the single vehicle involved in the crash was pinned in what remained it after being split behind the front seat sending the engine up to neighboring homes. Additional Orland units were dispatched on a pin-in response to assist extricating the driver from the vehicle. The driver was removed from the wreckage in approximately twenty minutes from arrival and transported to Christ Hospital for treatment.

The cause of the crash is being investigated by the Orland Park Police Department.

(Photo by Orland Fire District)