Jaws of Life used to get person out of vehicle off the interstate


Hammond Fire Department

HAMMOND, La. (BRPROUD) – The Hammond Fire Department was called to the scene of an accident on Sunday.

The accident took place on Interstate 55 near Mile Marker 29.

“Firefighters had to extricate the occupant using the Jaws of Life and Air bags,” according to the Hammond Fire Department.

That person was sent to a local hospital and their condition is not known at this time.

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