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RACINE, Wis. — Two women were injured following a head-on car crash that happened at 9:26 a.m. Friday, April 28 on Washington Avenue near Deane Boulevard.

An off-duty firefighter/paramedic from the Racine Fire Department and Rob Kight, a retired paramedic, started treating the drivers prior to the arrival of the firefighters.

“My truck is still stocked for a mass casualty incident after all these years,” he said.

Fire and rescue personnel from the Racine Fire Department transported the females to the emergency room at Ascension-All Saints Hospital.

Driver cited for crash

Officials with the Racine Police Department have not released the names of those involved in the crash but did mention that one of them received a citation for their involvement in the crash.

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Drivers were able to receive treatment before paramedics arrived thanks to an off-duty firefighter and a retired paramedic. – Credit: Rob Kight

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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.