Accident Reported with Entrapment
By Fire Chief Bob Vasek
January 23, 2023

Company 59 was dispatched to a reported motor vehicle crash with the vehicle overturned with entrapment. Rescue 59 arrived on scene to find a midsized SUV on the right shoulder of the primary entrance to a high density residential neighborhood. The Patient was experiencing confinement due to the vehicle having settled into the ground. The crew from Rescue 59 stabilized the car with Paratech struts and cribbing utilizing the large Hurst spreader, and large Hurst cutter to remove the left rear door to allow EMS to safely remove the patient. The patient was transported to the hospital by Concordville Ambulance and Riddle Paramedics.

Units: Rescue 59, Micu 59, Amb. 59B, Fire Police members
Mutual Aid: Chief 104