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Crash in Salem Results in Rescue

Updated: Nov 2, 2023

By Jacob Wolf | Caleb Wolf Photography

edit 11/1/2023 - "canceled Engine 1" changed to "Engine 1 Cleared Everyone on Scene"
Uniformed Officer Interacts with Elderly Victim
Uniformed Officer Interacts with Elderly Victim

Salem, Ore. -- October 30, 2023. A traffic collision Sunday at the intersection of Court and High Streets started as a normal situation and turned into a rescue with three people trapped inside a vehicle.


Fire and police departments responded to the scene. The fire department freed the trapped people and Engine 1 cleared everyone on the scene. Medic 16 remained on scene and transported the three people to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


Police investigated the scene and determined that an elderly man was at fault for the collision.



Engine 1 arrive to scene.
Fire Engine Arrives at Crash Scene (Jacob Wolf Special to Caleb Wolf Photography)

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