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Archive for Tuesday, March 21, 2006

On the record

March 21, 2006

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Law enforcement report

Injury accidents

¢ A vehicle collided with a Lawrence-Douglas Fire & Medical ambulance after being struck by another car Monday night on Sixth Street.

According to Lawrence Police, a car headed west on Sixth Street struck another car attempting to turn north onto Maine Street. The turning car then slid into the front of the ambulance, which was waiting at the stoplight.

Two people were transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. The paramedics in the ambulance were not injured, although the ambulance suffered front-end damage and was taken out of service.

Officers were still investigating the possibility that alcohol contributed to the wreck.

Emergency calls

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:

Fire calls:

¢ Cooking fire, confined to container, 1:49 a.m. Sunday, 2345 Ridge Court.

¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 6:20 a.m. Sunday, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

¢ Carbon monoxide incident, 9:24 a.m. Sunday, 1808 W. 22nd St.

¢ Smoke detector activation due to malfunction, 10:49 a.m. Sunday, 1742 Gennessee St.

¢ Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, 11:20 a.m. Sunday, 1508 E. 19th St.

¢ Electrical wiring/equipment problem, 5:25 p.m. Sunday, 213 Wis.

¢ Detector activation, no fire, unintentional, 7:16 p.m. Sunday, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

¢ Carbon monoxide incident, 7:44 p.m. Sunday, 1538 Cadet Ave.

¢ Detector activation, no fire, unintentional, 11:12 p.m. Sunday, 2330 Packer Road.

Comments

eotw33 8 years, 1 month ago

i saw that accident happen and the van the was going down west 6th st. was traveling pretty fast.

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