Car crash leads to extrication

Firefighters had to extricate an individual from a vehicle that had struck a pole on Coram Avenue at Myrtle Street this morning.

According its Facebook page, Echo Hose Company 1 was dispatched about 11:30 a.m. to the scene of a reported motor vehicle accident with possible injuries. Squad 1 arrived to find a car had struck a pole with one occupant still inside the vehicle.

Firefighters determined that the drivers side door needed to be removed to free the occupant. Crews removed the door and assisted EMS with removing the individual.