FRNSW extricate man from vehicle following car crash - Fairfield East

Published: 06 Jun 2022 11:22am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) extricated a man from his vehicle following a car crash in Fairfield East earlier today.

Firefighters attended the incident in Normanby Street at 6.30 am.

A 45-year-old man crashed into a parked truck and was trapped for some time.

NSW Ambulance treated the man for injuries before firefighters extricated him from the vehicle.

The man was later transported to hospital.

NSW Police were also in attendance at the incident.

Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said this is a timely reminder that calling Triple Zero (000) when you are involved in or see a crash 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.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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