6 Injured in Howard County, MD Ambulance Crash

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Chicagofirewire.com would like to send our thoughts and prayers out to the Howard County Ambulance Crew and All Involved in This Horrific Crash.  Reports indicate it took Companies about an hour to extricate the ambulance driver.  Here is more on the crash.

(WUSA9) — “Six people, including an ambulance driver and an 11-year-old child, were injured in an accident involving a tractor-trailer, an ambulance and two other vehicles in Howard County Monday night, according to Howard County police officials.

The accident happened at Washington Boulevard and Kit Kat Road in Elkridge at approximately 7 p.m. on Monday, say police. They tell us that the ambulance was responding to an emergency call for mutual aid in Baltimore County and had its emergency equipment on at the time of the crash.”

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“The driver of the Howard County Fire Department ambulance, EMT Jay Stanton, had to be extricated from the vehicle. It took crews an hour to do so, according to police. He was then sent to University of Maryland Shock Trauma in Baltimore in critical condition. He is now in stable condition, say police.

Five other people were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Howard County Police said. They included two EMTs, the driver of the Hyundai, an 11-year-old female passenger in the Hyundai, and the driver of the Chrysler. Police say that the driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.”…Continue Reading Here

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