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Crews Rescue Man Trapped Inside Vehicle Overturned In Creek In Shaler

Crews Rescue Man Trapped Inside Vehicle Overturned In Creek In Shaler


WE ARE NOT TALKING ACCUMULATIONS, BUT THERE ARE MANY ELEMENTS OF THE SYSTEM WE HAVE TO TALK ABOUT, INCLUDING THAT COLD AIR. HOW COLD IT WILL FEEL AT THE BUS STOP IN THE MORNING, COMING UP.>BREAKING NEWS, A CAR CAREENED OFF THE ROAD AND WOUND UP ON ITS ROOF IN LITTLE PINE CREEK. A MAN WAS TRAPPED INSIDE, AND TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE, THE CREEK IS RUNNING HIGH AND FAST FROM ALL THIS RAIN. PAUL MARTINO JOINS US LIVE WITH MORE ON THE RESCUE. Reporter: THIS WAS AN AMAZING SCENE, AN SUV FLIPPED ONTO ITS ROOF AND INTO THE SWIRLING WATERS OF PINE CREEK. IT REALLY DID NOT LOOK GOOD AT ALL, BUT, RESCUERS FROM SHALER TOWNSHIP GOT THE GUY OUT ALIVE. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS. AT FIRST GLANCE, IT LOOKS HOPELESS. WITNESSES CRINGED. I WAS AT MY DESK AND I HEARD THE LOUD BANG WHEN I JUMPED UP AND I LOOKED, AND I SAW THE CAR IN THE WATER. I YELLED FOR THE BOSS, AND TO CALL 911. THE UNIDENTIFIED ELDERLY MAN MANAGED TO KEEP ALIVE WHILE RESCUERS CAME TO HIS AID. DURING A TORRENTIAL DOWNPOUR, WITHIN 15 MINUTES THEY HAD HIM OUT ALIVE. IT WAS AN OLDER MAN, AND HE IS ALIVE. THE VICTIM APPARENTLY LOST CONTROL OF ABOVE THE CREEK, THE CREEK RUNS ALONG THE ROUTE 8. IT’S TRULY A MIRACLE THAT HE IS STILL ALIVE. WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE RESPONDERS, THEIR QUICK ACTION, THEIR TRAINING AND TECHNIQUE. UNFORTUNATELY THIS IS NOT THE FIRST BAD ACCIDENT THAT HAS HAPPENED ALONG THAT ROAD EAST ELFIN WILD ROAD IS A NARROW, LONG, WINDING AND SLICK AND STEEP ROAD.

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