Squad Extricates Victim in Riverdale Accident Involving Cars, Pedestrian


At about 1538 hours Sunday, units from Riverdale, Bladensburg Rescue Squad 1 and Medic 812 were alerted to the 5600 block for a reported vehicle accident with entrapment. Units arrived to find a two-car t-bone style accident with one patient trapped in the driver’s seat of a vehicle and a pedestrian struck nearby.

EMS crews immediately went to work on the victims, including the pedestrian struck which was some distance from the vehicles involved.

Squad 1’s crew of five performed a full removal of the driver’s side to extricate the patient and hand over to EMS for transport within ten minutes of arriving on the scene.

Police are investigating the accident. No details on the victims are available at this time.