Around 1900 hours on Saturday, November 21, 2009 Montgomery County Communications alerted Wheaton and Kensington units to a personal injury collision with rollover at the intersection of Connecticut Ave. and Viers Mill Rd. Rescue Squad 742 and Medic 742C responded on the initial assignment. RS742 arrived on scene, confirmed one trapped and went to work stabilizing the overturned minivan and setting up for the extrication. The driver’s door was removed to allow access to the patient. The patient was safely removed from the vehicle, transferred to the waiting medic unit and transported to a local trauma center.
C742: Chief Allan Platky
RS742 crew: D/C Jacob Deglopper, MFF David Lingenfelter, FFII Jeidy Hernandez
M742C crew: PMIC Todd Caudell (DFRS), EMT Vibeka Mikkelsen, EMT Aryeh Singer, Israel Alfaro