Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Kaysville Frontrunner Crash Responders to Be Honored

What:   The Utah Department of Health’s (UDOH) Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness will celebrate emergency medical services with an awards ceremony.  During the ceremony, special recognition will be given to Emergency Medical Services personnel who responded to a crash  involving a UTA Frontrunner train and a passenger van.  Davis County Sheriff’s responders used a special, pre-hospital intubation program and the critically-injured victim survived.

Why:     To recognize and honor EMS personnel throughout Utah.

Who:     Governor Gary R. Herbert
               Dr. David Patton, Executive Director, Utah Department of Health
               Emergency Medical Services award honorees

When:   Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 10 a.m.

Where:   Utah State Capitol Rotunda
               350 North State Street
               Salt Lake City, Utah

Media Contact:
Tamara Goodin
Emergency Medical Services
Office: (801) 273-6672
Cell: (801) 230-2963