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Vehicle Extrication at I-29/I-229

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Sioux Falls, SD (KELO AM) - At approximately 4:40 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue was dispatched to a motor vehicle rollover with one patient trapped. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the vehicle unstable on its side with one patient requiring extrication.

Sioux Falls Firefighters used Paratech struts to stabilize the vehicle. The Jaws of Life was used to remove the roof and extricate the patient from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue responded with 13 personnel in 3 fire trucks and 1 support vehicle. Fire crews were assisted by the Sioux Falls Police Department, Rural/Metro Ambulance, and Highway Patrol.

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue would like to remind citizens to be aware of the road conditions and wear their seatbelts.

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