Multiple Trauma Accident on Beltway
Early Sunday morning in the 2 o’clock hour Branchville Engine 811 was dispatched with units from companies 14 and 35 for a reported motor vehicle accident on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway, I-495, prior to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. E835 arrived to find two vehicles involved, one SUV on the slow shoulder and another vehicle overturned approximately 30 feet in the woods with two occupants trapped. Rescue Squad 14 arrived and extricated the patients who were transported to a local trauma center. E811 provided barrier protection and a charged hoseline during the extrication before returning to service.