Multi-Vehicle Accident with Entrapment


Just before noon on Sunday, February 12, Police responded to an accident at Marple Rd. and Darby Creek Rd. advising upon arrival that a rescue was needed for entrapment. Company 38 (Oakmont) was dispatched with Co. 56 (Manoa) for an assist. Ambulance 56 and Medic 108 (Haverford Paramedics) were also dispatched initially. Upon arrival, firefighters went to work removing two patients, one from each vehicle. During this process, Ambulance 34 (Llanerch), Medic 108A, and Medic 53 (Marple Paramedics) were also dispatched. Both patients were quickly removed and transported for evaluation and treatment (one of which was transported to Paoli Hospital as a “Trauma Alert”, the other to Lankenau). Apparatus on scene included Squad 38, Rescue 38, Engine 38, Squad 56. 9th District fire police along with Haverford Township PD were also on scene for traffic control.