SALEM, Ore. - A car wreck that involves an electric vehicle or a hybrid can pose grave risks to emergency personnel. A group of first responders in Oregon got a training session Thursday on how to handle a high wattage accident.
It's no surprise that an electric car might have more electricity pulsating through it than a regular car. So, how much power does it take?
Matt Paiss of the National Fire Protection Association says an electric car can pack quite the punch.