Head-On Accident Sends Three to Trauma Center

Rescue 29 was dispatched by Lackawanna County 911 just before 8am for a reported 2 car MVA with injuries and confinement, 1500 Mt Cobb Road, Jefferson Township. Chief & Car 29 marked on scene to find three patients, two confined to their vehicles. The incident was upgraded to an auto extrication assignment, on two vehicles, bringing in an additional Rescue out of Elmhurst/Roaring Brook Fire Company at the discretion of command. Commonwealth Health Critical Care Ground Unit was also requested to the scene. Rescue 29 marked on scene, splitting crews to attend to the two vehicles, each with a victim confined. Hydraulic Rescue Tools where utilized to gain access to the vehicles. Rescue 15 arrived on scene and assisted Rescue 29 personnel with dash displacement on the second vehicle. All occupants where extricated and transported by EMS to the local trauma center.