Emergency Services Deployed to Rescue ATV Rider in Carbon County


Carbon County Sheriff’s Office Press Release

On Sunday, Carbon County Search and Rescue was dispatched to assist Carbon County Ambulance, Carbon County Sheriff’s Office and Helper Fire Department with an ATV accident in the Whitmore Park area.

A quick deployment was made with several ATVs, one of which is equipped with a patient carrying device. SAR transported Carbon Ambulance personnel to the victim where they initiated care.

Due to terrain and location of the patient, it was determined that a hoist operation with Intermountain Life Flight would be the quickest and safest way to extract the patient. The patient was safely extracted from the ravine and was transferred to a northern Utah hospital.

All departments and agencies involved worked seamlessly together to provide the best care to the patient possible all while keeping each other safe.

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