Motor Vehicle Crash - Silverwater

Published: 28 Oct 2021 07:08pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) saved a trapped person from a motor vehicle crash at Silverwater in Lake Macquarie overnight.

Firefighters arrived at Silverwater Road just after 7:00 PM last night to find one vehicle had hit a tree with the occupant still trapped inside the car.

The occupant was extricated by firefighters and given to the care of NSW Ambulance.

NSW police and NSW RFS were also in attendance.

Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said this is a timely reminder that calling Triple Zero (000) for an emergency can be the difference between life and death.

The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right resources from emergency services to help you. It should be used to contact Police, Fire or Ambulance services in life-threatening or time-critical situations.

Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said this is a timely reminder that calling Triple Zero (000) for a fire emergency can be the difference between life and death, or a building or other property being saved or destroyed.

The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right resources from emergency services to help you. It should be used to contact Police, Fire or Ambulance services in life-threatening or time-critical situations.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

SILVERWATER Fire Station

122 Adderely Street, Silverwater NSW 2141

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141

RHODES Fire Station

438 Concord Road, Rhodes NSW 2138