This was NO accident

First responders from across Cass County responded to a simulated multi-vehicle crash involving a school bus carrying children, a dump truck and three other vehicles Saturday in Ashland.  The exercise tested the responders’ abilities to assess the scene and work with other agencies to extricate, assess, treat, and transport the injured from the scene. Above, firefighters from Ashland, Virginia and Chandlerville remove an injured student from the school bus.  First responders from Ashland, Chandlerville, Virginia, and Arenzville along with members of Beardstown Ambulance took part in the exercise, along with members of the Ashland Police and the Cass County Sheriff’s Department.