City of Red Wing

Red Wing Firefighter/Paramedics Respond To A Vehicle Crash

Wednesday, January 4 2012 12:00 AM

 Jan.4, Red Wing, Minn.) - At 17:49 Red Wing firefighter/paramedics responded to Highway 58, Hay Creek, for a vehicle crash.  Red Wing Fire responded with 3 ambulances and 6 personnel to find a crash involving 2 vehicles and multiple patients.  One patient was found dead at the scene, two were flown via Mayo helicopters to undisclosed locations, and 1 was taken by Red Wing Ambulance to Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.  The condition of the patients transported
could not be determined. 

Red Wing Ambulance personnel were on scene for 1 hour, along with Goodhue Fire Department, and local law enforcement personnel. A third helicopter from North Memorial Hospital was dispatched but did not land at the scene.

The mission of the Red Wing Fire Department is to enhance the safety and security of the community by providing cost effective protection of life and property, through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression and emergency medical care.

Scott Danielson
Red Wing Fire Department                                                                                                                 651.388.7141