Home»Fire Incidents»2009 Incidents»North Smithfield, RI Rollover with Entrapment Rte146 SB September 12, 2009
North Smithfield, RI - A single car with 4 occupants was traveling southbound on Route 146 in the area of "West Acres" around 1430hrs on September 12, 2009. The vehicle somehow rolled over down an embankment coming to rest in a patch of trees. A witness reported that 1 occupant was ejected during the roll over, 1 was able to remove himself from the wreckage, and 2 occupants were still entrapped in the wreckage. North Smithfield Lieutenant Dave Mowry was on the first arriving apparatus and requested two more additional EMS rescues to the scene. Engine 1 arrived next due and went to work with their tools to open up the car to free the last occupants. Woonsocket Rescue 2, Lincoln Rescue 2, and North Smithfield Rescue 2 transported all of the occpants to level 1 trauma centers at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Hospital.