Thursday, February 24, 2011

lincoln tunnel accident


lincoln tunnel accident

For more information about the accident was the middle of Manhattan with the Lincoln Tunnel tubes earlier this morning.

According to the New York Fire Department, two buses collided with a motorcycle in the tunnel.
The motorcyclist was seriously injured and taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan with a broken shoulder and femur, the FDNY spokesman said. The crash victim was intubated in the hospital, the spokesman added.

A total of 52 people were injured in the incident. Some were treated on the spot, while 13 took Roosevelt Hospital in New York.
North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Co-Director Jeff Welz talked Port Authority officials estimate that the central tube will remain closed for a good part of the day as officials investigate the accident.

Welz said that New Jersey sent eight ambulances to standby at the end of the Lincoln Tunnel.According Weehawken Jersey City Medical Center spokesman, Mark Rabson, the Weehawken Volunteer Ambulance first team on the spot after the accident.

Rabson said JCMC was one of many that have responded to the scene, but not patients, because it was easier for emergency vehicles was wounded in the Manhattan of the tunnel traffic.

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