At 1155 hours, Rescue Squad 2, and surrounding Rescues and EMS units were alerted to Three Notch Road and New Market Road for the MVA, reported serious involving a dump truck, with entrapment and numerous patients.
Rescue Squad 2, Rescue Engine 22, and Chief 2 responded on the run. Communications advised they were taking numerous calls and some callers were reporting 6 patients trapped and several in the roadway.
Mechanicsville units arrived and confirmed reports, advising that there were 2 trapped patients, and 8 injured in total.
Chief 2 established command and had first arriving EMS units begin triage of the injured while the Rescues worked on extrication of the trapped occupants.
All 8 patients were flown to area trauma centers. The scene was turned over to the Sheriffs office and units cleared the scene.
Engine 72 handled a transfer to Mechanicsville during this incident and handled an additional call in the first due.