Rockford Scanner™: Vehicles Falls Onto A Person, After The Jack Fails

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Update:   Firefighters say the victim became trapped, under his own truck, after slipping on ice while getting out of the truck. The truck continued to move and came to a rest on the victim. Specialized lifting equipment was brought in to lift the truck. (WTVO)

Original reports said the jack failed and the vehicle fell onto the person. After posting this, some have said a jack was not involved.  A vehicle was on top of a person and they need a tech. rescue to get the victim free. Unknown exactly how the vehicle fell onto the victim.

Griselda Durand “Pray for this man. I held him until emergency crews arrived. No jack was involved in the accident. I don’t know him. I was driving by at the right time on a route I have never driven home before and he needed help.”

Just before 5 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to a vehicle that fell onto a person.

It happened in the area of Lund ave and Hampton Ridge.

A jack came out from under the vehicle and the vehicle crashed down onto the person underneath it.  Several emergency personnel were en route to assist.

At the time of writing this, injuries were reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries

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