DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: Saturday, October 7th, 2017 @ 3:05 AM
LOCATION: Lampson Avenue & Valley View Street
CITY: Garden Grove
- Solo vehicle versus a tree;
- Driver trapped in heavily damaged vehicle;
- Firefighters free trapped patient within 20 minutes;
- Patient transported to area hospital in serious condition;
- Area of Valley View Street between Lampson Avenue and Cerulean Avenue closed until further notice.
VICTIM INFORMATION: Male, Serious Condition
SUSPECT INFORMATION: N/A
- Garden Grove Police Department
- Garden Grove Fire Department
SOT(s): Battalion Chief Cheyne Maule, Garden Grove Fire Department
GARDEN GROVE (CNS) – A motorist suffered injuries to his face and was found unresponsive by firefighters in his white pickup truck when it left the roadway in Garden Grove today and crashed a tree.
The condition of the motorist was not known, said Garden Grove police Sgt. Michael Viscomi.
The crash occurred a little after 3 a.m. in the area of Valley View Street and Lampson Avenue, said Viscomi, adding that the motorist, the lone occupant inside his pickup truck, was temporarily trapped in his vehicle.
“It took several minutes to extract the driver from the vehicle, and he was immediately transported by ambulance to UCI Medical Center, he said.
Garden Grove police asked anyone who saw the crash to call them at (714) 741-5823.