1 Extricated from Overturned Vehicle in Downtown Reading
Photo by Lucas Richardson Firefighters arrived to find a 2 vehicle mva with 1 person confined in an SUV on it’s side
Photo by Jesiah Newsome Firefighters removed the windshield to extricate one victim from the vehicle
At 19:14 hours the Rescue assignment was dispatched to the intersection of N 4th St & Court St for a MVA with Entrapment. Car 8 arrived on scene with the companies from 3rd & Court to find a 2 vehicle MVA with one car on it’s side. Firefighters found one victim still in the vehicle on its side and immediately went to work on stabilizing the vehicle. The windshield was removed and crews were able to establish contact with the patient. The patient was carefully assisted out of the vehicle and placed into care of awaiting EMS. With extrication complete at 19:25 hours firefightes gathered their equipment and covered a large fluid spill prior to turning the scene over to Reading Police.