Multi-casualty vehicle accident in Paso Robles
On Thursday at about 12:20 p.m. Paso Robles Fire and Police Department Received multiple calls regarding a white Ford Explorer that crashed into a hill on Avenida Del Sol Road in Paso Robles. Upon arrival fire officials discovered that one person was pinned in the vehicle by the steering wheel and other passengers were in the back.
First arriving firefighters found a single vehicle off the roadway and up the embankment of home in a residential neighborhood. The dispatch was upgraded due to the number of patients found in the vehicle. In total 6 people were found injured which lead to the declaration of an MCI (Multi-Casualty Incident). Additional ambulances were called to assist in transporting patients. In total three people were transported to local area hospitals.
Two fire engines and one Battalion Chief from Paso Robles responded, as well as three ambulances from San Luis Ambulance and an ambulance supervisor. Paso Robles Police Department provided road closures and was actively investigating the cause of the accident.
–Anthony Reed contributed to this report