At 2:32 pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a one vehicle accident on Hwy 25 just outside Lynn new the New Buckaroo. Initial reports stated multiple injuries, Lynn Fire Department, AET Ambulance, Medic One and Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies were requested to the scene. Initial reports indicated the vehicle had struck a bridge, these reports were confirmed after Lynn Incident Command on scene request the Highway Department to be notified of damage.
At 2:38 pm, Lynn Rescue 1 was in route to the scene, as firefighters arrived they discovered 3 occupants injured in the accident including a small child that was thought to have been unrestrained in the accident. A medical helicopter was requested to start towards the scene, once the first ambulance was on scene was at 2:50 pm a determination was made to transport the three to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. At 3 pm the ambulance was in route to Lawrence Memorial as firefighters closed Hwy 25 for a short period, traffic was a safety concern. The medical helicopter was cancelled.
Dailâ€™s Wrecker Service was requested to the scene to remove the vehicle, the accident is being investigated by the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office. No names or conditions of the patients have been released at this time.
For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office, visit www.lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com .
For more information on AET Ambulance of Imboden and Walnut Ridge visit www.aetambulance.com .