Rural/Metro crews responding to multiple-vehicle accident
CREATED Jul. 20, 2013
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Emergency crews with the Rural/Metro Fire Department responded to a multiple-vehicle car accident on Tucson's southeast side.
Capt. Grant Cesarek with Rural/Metro tells KGUN9 that crews are working a three-vehicle accident near Alvernon Way and Benson Highway.
The vehicles sustained significant damage, according to Cesarek.
EMTs had to exticate three people from the mangled vehicles. They were all transported to the hospital, Cesarek said.
Paramedics are also evaluating other patients, according to Cesarek.
Crews with Tucson Fire Department, Rural/Metro and Pima County Sheriff's Department are all working to secure the scene and investigate the accident. Motorists should avoid the area if possible.
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