At 11:03 PM Saturday night, the Orange Fire Department responded to a reported traffic collision on Orangewood Avenue near the SR-57 Freeway. Crews arriving located a head-on traffic collision involving two vehicles with one female patient trapped. Using power tools and the Jaws of Life the patient was extricated within approximately 15 minutes. She was transported along with four other patients to a local hospital. It is unknown if speed or alcohol were a factor in the crash. The Orange Police Department will be handling the investigation.
Interview with Battalion Chief Sean DeMetropolis, Orange Fire Department.