Firefighters free trapped driver - Holsworthy

Published: 15 Jul 2022 04:43pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) have freed a driver trapped in the wreckage of a two-car collision today at Holsworthy, in Sydney's south-west.

The crash occurred on Heathcote Road, just after 7am.

One driver was injured and unable to escape the wreckage.

Firefighters used specialised rescue equipment to release the patient who was then transported to hospital by NSW Ambulance Paramedics.

NSW Police were also on scene to assist with traffic management.

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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