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Vehicle accident with entrapment


At around 5:53, Company 5 was dispatched to the intersection of River Rd and Wolf Run (sr879) for a two-car accident with one patient trapped in one of the vehicles.  Deputy Chief Graham arrived on scene and advised dispatch one vehicle was on its side with the female driver trapped and injured.    Rescue 5 arrived and went to work with cribbing and removing the windshield to gain access to the patient while the rescue medic made entry through the back hatch.   With minor injuries determined, the patient was able to move on her own and exit through the windshield area.  The patient was transferred to EMS care and Company 5 remained on scene for traffic and fluid control.

Units on scene: R5, E5, Com5, Med1, Amb8, LTPD and FP507.