Taxi Under Rig

On Monday, March 24th, 2008 at approximately 1:50 pm, members of IAFF Local 1579 - MANCHESTER FIRE-RESCUE-EMS along with members of the Manchester 8th District Volunteer FD, Town of Vernon Volunteer FD, Ambulance Service of Manchester, LIFESTAR Medical Helicopter took approximately one hour to extricate a male driver (only occupant) of this Yellow Taxi Cab that was struck from behind by a tractor trailer and pushed into and under the trailer of another tractor trailer.

The MV crash occurred on I-84 west bound in Manchester, CT between exits 64-63. The Male occupant was transported via LIFESTAR to a nearby hospital in Hartford with non life threatening injuries.

Photos courtesy of Kevin Cooney

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