Date: April 3, 2020
Information Release – Vehicle Accident
Pagosa Fire Protection District was called to respond to a vehicle accident on East Highway 160 near mile marker 154 at approx. 8:28 am on Wednesday, April 1, 2020.
A witness called 911 to report a vehicle had struck a tree.
PFPD responded with two engines, one rescue truck, two chief vehicles, eight paid personnel and one volunteer. Firefighters assessed the vehicle for leaking fluids and fire hazards. One patient was transported by ambulance to local hospital facilities.
Fire crews were on scene for approx. one hour. Cause of the accident is currently under investigation by law enforcement. There were no firefighter injuries to report.
Submitted by: Pagosa Fire Protection District Public Information Division
Approved: Randy Larson, Fire Chief