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Person trapped inside car after accident in Bushnell

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BUSHNELL, Fla. – Sumter County Fire crews rescued a person who was trapped in a car after an accident Saturday morning.

Sumter County Fire & Emergency Medical Services Ladder 11, Engine 22, battalion chief 11, along with AMR Medic 300 responded to an accident on West Dade Avenue in Bushnell at 11:22 a.m.

Two vehicles were involved in the crash with heavy damage and one occupant entrapped in one of the cars. 

It took approximately 23 minutes for firefighters, using the “Jaws of Life,” to extricate the trapped patient from the vehicle. 

Only one person was injured and transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The person in the second vehicle refused treatment. 

The accident is under investigation by the Sumter County Sheriff's Department.


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