BY CHIEF JOHNNY ALLEN, FIRE AND EMS CHIEF, LANETT, AL
At approximately 3:20 AM EDT this morning, the Lanett Fire and EMS responded to a single car high speed motor vehicle crash on Gilmer Avenue at the Overhead Bridge.
Four patients required extensive and prolonged extraction. Three of the patients sustained potentially life threatening injuries and the fourth was in critical condition. All four patients were transported to out of town trauma centers. Three of the patients were transported by helicopters and one by ambulance.
Chief Allen wants to thank the East Alabama Fire Department, The West Point Fire and EMS and the Huguley Fire Department for their assistance in the serious matter.