Van Nuys Physical Rescue


At 2:17 pm Monday, LAFD and LAPD responded to a traffic accident in the 16900 block of Stagg Street. Firefighters arrived to find a 2 vehicle crash with one vehicle on it side against a light pole with one female victim trapped, Firefighters used the “Jaws of Life”  and cutting tools to extricate the victim who was transported in critical condition. The driver of the second vehicle sustained minor injuries and was also transported to a local hospital.  LAPD VTD was on the scene investigating the collision. It was unknown if alcohol or drugs contributed to the accident.