El Cajon……At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, Heartland Fire & Rescue crews were dispatched to reports of a vehicle accident at the intersection of Greenfield Dr. and the I-8 underpass in El Cajon.
Upon the arrival of fire crews, they discovered six vehicles involved with multiple victims trapped in vehicles. An MCI (Mass Casualty Incident) was declared, which alerts local area hospitals that multiple patients are being treated at an emergency incident.
A total of 13 patients, 11 adults and 2 children, with mild to moderate injuries were treated by fire personnel and transported to local area hospitals. El Cajon Police is investigating the cause of the accident.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sonny Saghera
Date: 7/12/2016 Public Information Officer
Time: 6:00 p.m. (619) 667-1301 – office
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