At 4:45 p.m. July 6 the town of Canton Volunteer Fire and EMS Department responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident on Maple Ave and Allen Place, with reported injuries.
Upon arrival, responding crews on Canton’s ambulance, Rescue 9, Engine 1 and Squad 5 found a van, with two passengers still inside, over the guard rail and down the embankment. Canton’s volunteer firefighters stabilized the van with Res-Q-Jack tools, so
they, along with Canton’s Paramedic and EMTs could safely extricate the passengers to the waiting ambulance for transport to an area hospital. All units cleared by 5:47 p.m. The accident remains under investigation. The extent of the injuries was not immediately available.