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November 6th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up
Lawrence Police along with Fire/Medical were called out just after 2:10 a.m. to the area of 19th and Iowa Street after Emergency Dispatchers received more than five calls regarding a two vehicle accident. Police arrived and initially reported possibly four people with injuries. Fire/Medical arrived just after Police and confirmed advised that there were three people injured. Two of those injured were pinned in the vehicle and required extrication. Two of the injuries were described as critical, the third was reported to be serious. After completing the extrication and further assessing the patients, it was determined that one of the injuries was critical, the others were said to be serious.
LifeStar Medical Helicopter responded to the soccer fields at 23rd and Iowa. One person was transported by LifeStar to KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. LifeFlight Eagle was dispatched to respond but, was later canceled by incident command. The two other patients were transported by Medic units, the first to Overland Park Regional Medical Center and the other to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Just after 2:30 a.m., Lawrence Officers were called to the 1200 block of Louisiana on reports of 5-7 gunshots heard in the area. Several officers responded and determined the sounds to be related to fireworks in the area.
Officers investigated reports of a burglary to an occupied residence in the 700 block of Lauren Street just after 3:30 a.m..
Lawrence Police again with LDCFM were called to the 3400 block of Scioto Drive at 3:35 a.m. on reports of three people who were unconscious after consuming several different illegal and prescription drugs along with alcohol. All three subjects were said to be in critical condition and remained unresponsive as they were transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Very few details are available regarding this incident this morning. Again, the Lawrence Journal-World and Operation 100 News continue to follow this story and will update as soon as there is new information available.
All of this activity was on top of the normal calls for service for Police; noise complaints, disturbances, and a few vehicle stops. KUPD also investigated a vehicle that was loaned to a friend and then returned "totaled". KUPD was able to contact the subject who was driving and determined that they were not injured. They continue to investigate what the vehicle was crashed into, at last check.
The activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that Douglas County Law Enforcement and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical respond on. To see a complete list of Lawrence Police activity, the department has that available on their website along with several easy to use maps that show approximate locations for Police activity.
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