News‎ > ‎

MVC with Entrapment

posted Jun 4, 2015, 6:39 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
On 6/2/2015 at 2122 hours, Stations 7, 8, 9, and 10 were dispatched to W Chestnut Hill Road and Smithfield Drive for an MVC.  9-5 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle MVC with two trapped in one vehicle which was partially up an embankment.  7-4 arrived on scene shortly after and Captain 7 (J. Sands) established Newark Command.  Crews stabilized the vehicle and extrication was completed in just over 10 minutes by 9-5, 7-4, and Rescue 8.  A total of four patients were transported to CER and the scene was turned over to DSP for the investigation.

Responding Units: 9-5, 7-4, Rescue 8, 9-8, Safety 9, A-7, A-8, A-12, Medic 3, ALS 26, Fire Police, and DSP.