3 injured in motor-vehicle accident in Apache Junction

(Photo from Superstition Fire and Medical District )

Several units from the Superstition Fire and Medical District and the Mesa Fire and Medical Department responded to a motor-vehicle accident Sept. 25 at Ironwood and Baseline in Apache Junction, a fire official said.

“The accident occurred just after 11:30 a.m. and injured a total of three persons,” SFMD Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal Richard Ochs said in a release.

“Two persons were transported to trauma centers with potentially life-threatening injuries and one person with minor injuries refused transportation to a hospital,” he said.

SFMD was established in 1955 under what is now Arizona Revised Statutes 48-261. It was formed by property owners and registered voters who petitioned the Pinal County Board of Supervisors to create a special taxing district to provide fire protection services. The fire district encompasses 62 square miles.

The fire district provides fire suppression, fire prevention, wildland protection, advanced life support, rescue, extrication and medical transportation services out of five fire stations: Fire Station 261, 1135 W Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction; Fire Station 262, 3955 E. Superstition Blvd. in Apache Junction; Fire Station 263, 1645 S. Idaho Road in Apache Junction; Fire Station 264, 7557 E. U.S. Highway 60 in Gold Canyon; and Fire Station 265, 9294 E. Don Donnelly Trail in Gold Canyon.

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