Rescue Runs Extication in Oakville
By Mechanicsville Volunteers
August 6, 2021

At approximately 1030 hours, Station 7 and surround EMS stations were dispatched to Loveville Road in the area of Three Notch Road in Oakville for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Units form Station 7 responded shortly after dispatch.

While responding, the assignment was upgraded to a report of a person trapped adding Rescue Squad 2 and ALS to the call. Units arrived on location to find a single vehicle in the roadway with one pinned. Crews immediately went to work stabilizing the vehicle and started the extrication utilizing the HURST Jaws of Life. A total of 2 patients were found with one being a priority 1 trauma. Rescue Squad 2 arrived and assisted with the extrication. MSP Aviation was requested to handle the transport to a Trauma Center.

Engine 24 and Engine 72 established the landing zone at a Oakville Elementary School. Trooper 7 medevaced the patient to Capital Region Medical Center and the second went to Medstar St. Mary's by ground.

Units operated for approximately an hour. Chief 7A held the command.

Units: Rescue Squad 2