Medford, NY - July 30th, 2013 - Suffolk County Police Emergency Service Section officers rescued a man who fell into a storm drain while attempting to retrieve a cell phone in Medford this evening.
A 25-year-old Medford man accidentally dropped his cellular phone down a storm drain on Route 112 near Granny Road at approximately 6:40 p.m. The man attempted to retrieve the phone but slipped and fell into the drain’s holding tank where he became trapped. He was able to call 911 with a second cellular phone that he had with him.
Emergency Service Section Officers Paul Carpenito and William Judge responded and used a reciprocating saw and a ladder to get to the victim. They were able to free the victim who was not injured.
|Incident:||Officers Rescue Man Who Fell Into Storm Drain While Attempting to Retrieve Phone|
|Location:||Route 112 near Granny Road, Medford|
|Date/Time:||Monday, July 29, 2013 at approximately 6:40 p.m.|