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Grand Island Fire Co.: 3 escape injury in head-on crash

by Alex
Fri, Jul 20th 2012 11:00 am

by Ray Pauley

Public Information Officer

Grand Island Fire Co.

At 3:38 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, Grand Island Fire Co. rescue personnel responded to a two-car motor vehicle accident on Baseline Road near the intersection of Bedell Road.

Fire Chief Kevin Koch states that although this head-on collision caused considerable front end damage to a pickup truck and passenger van, the occupants claimed no injuries, during evaluation by GIFC medics. Islander Mary Westlake-Douds, age 36, and her 1-year-old son, who was safely secured in a child car seat, both escaped injury. The other driver, 34-year-old Jacob Kolb of Buffalo, also claimed no injuries.

All GIFC units returned into service at 4:03 p.m. when Baseline Road traffic was also restored.

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