During the afternoon of September 9, 2011 Hook and Ladder Engine 112 and Rescue 113 responded to I-84 westbound between exits 10-9 for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Chief 101 arrived on scene and found a vehicle had rear ended a boat which was being towed and had pulled over to change a flat tire. There was heavy intrusion into the passenger compartment and the patient had severe head trauma. The patient was quickly removed from the vehicle and transported to the hospital where he was listed in critical condition. Hook and Ladder remained on scene during the police investigation and until all vehicles were removed from the scene. Hook and Ladder operated for approx. 2 1/2 hours.