Single Vehicle Accident on Interstate 81 – August 13, 2017

At 00:12, Abingdon Fire was dispatched to a vehicle accident on Interstate 81 with reported entrapment and fire. Upon arrival, the fire had been extinguished by law enforcement. The single occupant in the vehicle had to be extricated by fire personnel. Upon removal from the vehicle, the occupant was flown by Wellmont 1 to Bristol Regional Medical Center. Chief 202, Rescue Engine 205, Tanker 207, Battalion 209, and Utility 210 responded along with units from the Washington County Life Saving Crew, Virginia State Police, Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Abingdon Police Department.