Ventura emergency personnel respond to traffic collision

On May 15, at 12:36pm, the Ventura County Fire Communication Center received multiple calls regarding a traffic collision at Telephone and Portola. Ventura Police units quickly arrived on scene and determined a person was trapped in the vehicle. Fire personnel arrived within minutes of the initial call and found a single passenger trapped in a vehicle with major damage. The vehicle was stabilized, and extensive extrication was deployed to remove the victim and transport the victim to the Emergency Room with Fire personnel via ambulance. The cause of the incident remains under investigation and the Ventura City Fire Department would like to remind the public that seatbelts save lives.

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