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Crash with 3 Trapped & 1 Ejected

April 16, 2024

At 18:28 Rescue 34 operated 1st due on a crash in the Twin Lakes area of Unity Twp, 114’s District, where 1 car was overturned into the trees with 3 heavily trapped & 1 ejected.  Rescue crews from 34, 114, 84 & 79-7 worked to stabilize the vehicle, and extricate the trapped occupants using the HURST Rescue Tools, saws and air bags.  Crews had to cut away a good portion of the vehicle, along with lifting the vehicle 2 seperate times to free the occupants.  Utility 34 assisted with equipment & manpower during the extrication.  3 of the patients were transported to a Pittsburgh trauma center via helicopters that were landed in a field next to the scene and 1 transported by ground to the trauma center.  Rescues 34 & 114 then assisted PSP with lighting during their investigation & reconstruction.  Units out 5 hours.  Upon clearing, Rescue & Engine 34 responded to another crash out on Route 22 in New Alexandria, where 1 vehicle hit the median resulting in 1 minor injury.

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