Driver Rescued from Thruway Rollover
On 10/22/13 at 2:38am the Oaks Corners Fire Company & Phelps Ambulance were dispatched to mile marker
327 on the New York State Thruway for a report of a commercial box truck rolled over in the median. Initial
reports indicated the driver was still trapped in the vehicle. Oaks Corners Engine 3211 & Heavy Rescue 3271
responded with a crew of 12 under the direction of Deputy Chief Mike Reifsteck. Firefighters used the Rhino
glass saw to remove the windshield of the vehicle and extricate the patient. The patient was extricated 8
minutes after the fire departments arrival. The patient was transported to the hospital by Phelps Ambulance
with minor injuries.