Side by Side Accident into Tree
By Fire Driver Mark Maroney
July 23, 2023

On Sunday, July 23rd 2023, at 0010 hours, Potsdam Fire, Potsdam Rescue, and County Car 10 were dispatched to 57 O'Brien Road for a reported four wheeler accident. At 0015 hours, Engine 49 (M. Maroney) and Rescue 14 (M. Keleher) responded and arrived on scene at 0021 hours.

On scene, firefighters found a 2021 CANAM that had left the roadway and struck a tree. One occupant of the side by side had a knee injury. Firefighters assisted Potsdam Rescue with back boarding the patient from the side by side and transferring onto a stretcher. The patient was then transported to Canton-Potsdam Hospital by Potsdam Rescue. The scene was investigated by the St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department. Potsdam Fire was in service at 0046 hours.

Units: Engine 49 (M. Maroney), Rescue 14 (M. Keleher)
Mutual Aid: Potsdam Rescue, St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Department