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Jaws-of-Life used to free driver that hit pole

Whitehall Township

Late Monday evening, Lehigh County 9-1-1 transmitted the rescue box for 4405 Main Street in the Egypt section of Whitehall for the auto extrication sending Rescue Engine 5 (LC4041), Engine 4, Rescue 8 (LC3641), Medic 62 and the police.

The female driver of the SUV hit a utility pole on the drivers side and couldn’t get out. She had minor injuries.

Rescue Engine 5 (LC4041) arrived and used the jaws of life to take the driver door off to extricate the driver.

Rescue 8 (LC3641) and Engine 4 also assisted at the scene. The Whitehall police are investigating.