Recent Incidents

Greenstone Road - Traffic Accident

On March 21, 2009, personnel from Diamond Springs-El Dorado Fire Protection District and El Dorado County Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle accident, south bound Greenstone Road, near Studebaker Road. 

The vehicle, carrying three persons, was travelling southbound on Greenstone Road, when it left the roadway and struck a bridge abutment, causing the vehicle to overturn and land partially in a creek, upside down, trapping all three persons.  The female driver was extricated first and transported by ambulance to a waiting helicopter for transport to a trauma center.  Two male passengers required extensive extrication and were pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.  The driver was reportedly arrested for driving under the influence.