Serious Collision on Route 32
By Firefighter/EMT Pieter Lucas
June 23, 2020

Members of Station 3 responded this evening for a serious motor vehicle collision in West Friendship. At 18:23 the tones sounded for the reported rescue with injuries on Route 32 near I-70. Callers advised that a vehicle had been traveling Eastbound on I-70 and left the roadway, fell between the two bridges of the Route 32 overpass, and landed on Route 32 below I-70. Arriving units found a single vehicle with a single patient who required extrication and quickly got to work. The patient was transported Priority 1 to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore by Paramedic 35. Chief 3 held the Route 32 command and units cleared at 19:11.

Units: Engine 32, Tower 3, Paramedic 35, Utility 3, Chief 3
Mutual Aid: Engine 131, Paramedic 135, Rescue Engine 4, EMS 2, EMS Battalion Chief 3, Safety 1