Car crash at Route 77 and Ledge Road, Alabama
A two-car accident with injuries is reported at Route 77 and Ledge Road. Alabama Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. A person is believed to have a fractured leg and is not able to get out of the vehicle. It is blocking traffic.
UPDATE 1:14 p.m.: Another ambulance is requested along with aid from Pembroke and Indian Falls fire. There are two additional patients, one with a head injury, and the other with a spine and neck injury.
UPDATE 1:16 p.m.: Mercy Flight 5 out of Batavia is called to the scene.
UPDATE 1:19 p.m.: The landing zone will be an adjacent strawberry field.
UPDATE 1:34 p.m.: The helicopter landed a couple of minutes ago.
UPDATE 1:40 p.m.: Mercy Flight is airborne, bound for Strong Memorial Hospital. A Mercy medic ambulance is taking one patient to Unity Hospital in Rochester, formerly named Park Ridge Hospital.
That corner is and has been the location of multiple accidents. Getting your smokes is as much of a hazzard as smoking them.