An incident occurred at the Easter Jeep Safari about 3 days ago.
OAB, Utah, April 15, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — One person was airlifted to an area hospital after a Jeep accident on the Golden Spike Trail near Moab Sunday.
A Facebook post from Grand County Search and Rescue said the patient was flown by Classic Air Medical while emergency medical services and search and rescue were still en route to the scene.
“We were en route to this incident on the difficult Golden Spike jeep trail to assist as needed,” the Facebook post said. “We rely on the workhorse of our fleet, our rangers, to get us and EMS to the scene. “Shout out to our fleet manager and his team for building these amazing vehicles. Thanks to Classic Air Medical, such a great resource for our community for successfully completing this rescue.”
The photograph below shows the vehicle officials used to get to the Jeep.
Grand County Emergency Medical Services said: “Thank you to the team at Classic Air Medical who are able to access and start patient care quickly in the Moab back country. If you have not already please watch our video on safety for Jeep Safari.”
That video is above. The Easter Jeep Safari began Saturday and runs through Easter Sunday, April 21. For more information on the safari click here.
Golden Spike Trail is a 16.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Moab, that is rated as difficult to navigate.
Our well wishes are with JLWF member American Jeeper if the reports/rumors are true from the ongoing 2019 Easter Jeep Safari of a serious accident involving him, his JLU Rubicon and a bystander
By some reported accounts a tragic accident is rumored to have occurred on the Golden Spike Trail, a 16.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Moab, that is rated as difficult. Other JLWF members have posted (unconfirmed) reports that both American Jeeper and a bystander were hurt