Douglas County Fire District No. 2 responded to a fatal two car motor vehicle accident Friday November 18, 2011. The call was received at 1154 hrs. for a serious accident at 3620 Garden Valley Road at the intersection of Gypsy Lane and Garden Valley. Fire District No. 2 responded with two paramedic engine companies, two advanced life support ambulances, and one incident commander. The fire engines arrived within 5 minutes of receiving the alarm and the ambulance arrived 1 minute later.
Upon arrival paramedics found a smaller passenger car had been struck in the driver’s door by a large full size pickup. It appeared that the driver of the passenger car was crossing Garden Valley Road at the time the accident occurred. The driver of the passenger car was deceased when paramedics arrived. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to Mercy Medical Center by Fire District No. 2 Paramedics.
Note: Law enforcement has temporarily blocked Garden Valley Road to complete an accident investigation.