Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Elzinga, Operations Division, 269-337-8120
Automobile Accident with Entrapment
At approximately 9:00 pm on October 16th Kalamazoo Public Safety responded to the report of an accident with trapped occupants at the intersection of Portage Rd at Kilgore Rd. First arriving officers located the two-vehicle accident with one vehicle on its side and the driver and passenger unable to get out. Public Safety immediately shut down all vehicular traffic at the intersection to protect the victims and officers for the extrication operation that was now underway. Officers quickly stabilized the vehicle before using hydraulic extrication equipment to cut open the roof of the car and safely remove the patients.
Only minor injuries were reported from the accident.
Anyone having information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269-488-8911 or Silent Observer at 343-2100
By authority of: Sgt. Keaton Nielsen