|Mercy Air 6 on the ground|
The flight crew was on the ground and able to quickly take the patient turnover and begin transport to the helicopter when M3 arrived with the patient. The patient was then transported to an area trauma center by Mercy Air 6.
The combination of the fire department ALS transport and Mercy Air 6 ensured the patient was in a trauma center within the critical "golden hour".
Story By: Captain Bernie Molloy, Lakeside Fire District
Pictures By: Chief Andrew Parr, Lakeside Fire District