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4 hospitalized during weekend crash

3 off-duty Dothan Police officers witnessed the accident.
A crash in the area over the weekend sent 4 to the hospital.
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 8:23 AM CDT
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GENEVA COUNTY, Ala. (WTVY) - A crash in the area over the weekend sent 4 to the hospital.

According to information provided by the City of Slocomb Fire-Rescue, at approximately 5:55 p.m. on the evening of June 18, they along with Malvern Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched by Geneva County E-911 to a serious motor accident with injuries and entrapment.

The crash occurred at 856 S County Road 49 in the eastern side of Malvern. In addition to Slocomb Fire-Rescue and Malvern VFD, Survival Flight was also launched to the scene.

The crash occurred at 856 S County Road 49 in the eastern side of Malvern.
The crash occurred at 856 S County Road 49 in the eastern side of Malvern.(WTVY)

One of the subjects in the incident was reportedly trapped under one of the 2 vehicles involved. Upon arrival to the scene, Slocomb Fire Chief Kyle Hovey found the 2 vehicles with heavy damage and multiple victims ejected from the vehicles.

The trapped individual was removed prior to arrival on the scene by three off-duty Dothan Police officers who witnessed the accident and other bystanders, according to Chief Hovey and additional sources, and Rehobeth Rescue was dispatched for a third ambulance given the severity of the scene.

In total, 4 patients were transported by Slocomb, Rehobeth, and Survival Flight to Dothan area hospitals, where they are each expected to make a full recovery.

Others responding on the scene included Alabama State Troopers, the Geneva County Sheriff’s Office, and Geneva County EMA.

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