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Heavy Entrapment at Shaler Township MVA

By ERIC RASMUSSEN, Senior Correspondent | August 15, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 081720100

On August 15, 2020 at 8:21P.M., crews were dispatched to the 1000 Block of Route 8 for a reported motor vehicle accident. Undercliff Engine 264 arrived on-scene and reported a two-vehicle head-on collision with heavy damage and heavy entrapment and requested an additional rescue company be dispatched. Etna Rescue 149 arrived on-scene and began an extended extrication of one occupant with the assistance Elfinwild 261 Rescue. The occupant was extricated in about 30 minutes and transferred to EMS for transport. Several other occupants were also transported to local trauma units. Crews from Undercliff and Shaler Villa remained on-scene for several hours while investigators processed the scene.

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