Accident with Entrapment on Conowingo Rd
By Union Watch Desk
June 2, 2024

Cecil Station 8 Rescue Box.

On Sunday evening, the Union Fire Company No.1 was alerted for Rescue 21 and an Ambulance to assist the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun, MD on an auto accident with entrapment at Conowingo Rd (US Rt 1) and Steven's Rd in Cecil County MD.

Assistant Chief 8 arrived with a 3 vehicle accident, with 2 patients trapped in an overturned vehicle and 1 heavily entrapped in another. Crews from Station 8 went to work on extrication duties of the trapped patients, as an aeromedical helicopter was placed on standby from the Maryland State Police.

Rescue 21, Deputy 21 and Ambulance 21-1 and 21-2 made the response from Oxford. Once on scene, Rescue 21 got positioned to deploy the Hurst Rescue tools off the front bumper to assist with freeing the trapped occupants in the overturned vehicle. Once patients were freed from that vehicle, the Rescue crew, along with Deputy 21, worked with Rising Sun crews on the other vehicle.

Station 21 EMS crews provided patient care to those injured in the accident, as multiple patients were transported to area hospitals.

Units: Rescue 21, Deputy 21, Ambulance 21-1, Ambulance 21-2
Mutual Aid: Cecil Station 8, Maryland State Police Trooper 1, Cecil County Paremedics, various l law enforcement entities