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Vehicle Accident 5-26-13
Posted Date: 5/27/2013

What-Nature of Event:

Vehicle Accident

When-Time and Date:

05:37 on May 26, 2013

Where-Address of Event:

Laurel St at Cedar St, Santa Cruz

Who-Owner / Occupant:


Describe the Event: 

Santa Cruz Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle accident with a vehicle into a power pole at the intersection of Laurel St at Cedar St. Units arrived at scene to find a solo vehicle into a power pole with 2 occupants in the vehicle with air bags deployed. Crews assessed subjects for injuries and secured the vehicle. Both occupants denied needing transportation by ambulance for further medical care. Santa Cruz Police Department investigated the cause of the accident and took the driver into custody. PG&E was requested and arrived to evaluate the power pole for structural integrity prior to the vehicle being removed and towed.  


Agencies Involved:

Santa Cruz Fire Department, AMR Ambulance and Santa Cruz Police Department.

Number of Apparatus:

1- Fire Engines, 1- Ladder Truck, 1- Battalion Chief

Number of Firefighters: 


Estimated Loss & Save


Additional Information: 




Battalion Chief Rob Young


May 26, 2013