Joaquin VFD Responds to Rollover Crash with Trapped Driver

January 1, 2015 - The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover on FM 699, approximately 1 mile south of U.S. 84 at 1:24 am on Thursday, January 1st, 2015.

Units arrived to find a white Ford F-150 laying on its passenger side, wedged in a small thicket of cedar trees, with the driver still in the driver's seat. Using the Jaws of Life, firefighters assisted ACE EMS personnel in removing the driver from the vehicle.

He was transported to Nacogdoches Medical Center's Center ER with non-life threatening injuries. Fire department units returned to the station at 2:15 am.