Ill. paramedic injured during extrication of crash victims

The paramedic suffered a back injury and was taken to a hospital


By EMS1 Staff

WOODSTOCK, Ill. — A paramedic was among three taken to the hospital after a crash between a semi-truck and minivan Tuesday.

WLS-AM reported that paramedics with Woodstock Fire/Rescue responded to the crash at 3:25 a.m. and found the semi rolled over. The drivers of the minivan and semi were trapped in their vehicles.

During the extrication process, a paramedic suffered a back injury and was taken to a hospital.

The driver of the minivan was transported to a hospital in critical condition. There was no information on the driver of the semi.

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