Thursday, July 23, 2015 1253 Box – 1102 sounded for a vehicle collision with entrapment. Initial arriving units reported a single vehicle into a tree with two injured passengers on-board. Command was established by Command 11 then later assumed by Batt 1101. Medic 1 assessed the patients and requested two medevac helicopters. Initial arriving units freed the passenger. Rescue 1 arrived on the scene and began the process of extricating the driver, while Wagon 1 established a landing zone for the helicopters. DFREM units managed patient care during this process. It took approx. 20mins to extricate the driver. Both patients were flown to Fairfax Hospital from the scene with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Units on assignment: W1, R1, W11, M1, M9, Batt1, CMD11, EMS 11, Shock Trauma 4, Aircare 3, Aircare 4