Volunteers Extricate One on I-70
 
By Captain Matthew Thews
August 26, 2018
 

On Sunday August 26th at 1618 hours, units were alerted for a vehicle accident with rollover on I-70 westbound near Exit 59 (Route 144). A159 (EMS-II Puryear), RS15 (Lt. Williamson), E152 (Capt. Nalborczyk), and C15-1 (DFC Kennedy) responded with 12 volunteers on the run. While enroute the assignment was upgraded to an entrapment assignment with additional calls reporting one patient trapped. BAT901 arrived to find a single vehicle rollover with the vehicle on its wheels. One patient was confirmed entrapped and BAT901 established the I-70 Command. RS15’s crew quickly went to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the driver’s door to gain access to the patient. The patient was then transported by A339 to an area hospital.

 
Units: A159 RS15 E152 C15-1
 
Mutual Aid: A339 E331 M2 C3-1 BAT901 EMS901
 
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