6500-blk Saltsburg Rd – Vehicle Over Hillside

On Wednesday, just after 7:30pm. Stations 223, 227, 222 were alerted for a vehicle over a hillside in the 6500-blk of Saltsburg Rd. PHPD arrived on scene and confirmed a single vehicle accident with multiple injuries. PHPD reported the vehicle had traveled several hundred yards over the hillside and rolled an unknown amount of time coming to rest on its side up against a fence. 223 Assistant arrived on scene an assumed command. 227RQ arrived and crews went to work gaining patient access. 223EN and 222RQ started stabilizing the vehicle. Crews from all the rescue companies worked diligently to free the patients. Both patients were transported to local trauma centers. PHPD is investigating the cause of the accident.

Command: 223 Assistant

Operations: 227 Captain

Units: 223EN, 223MP, 227RQ, 227SS, 222RQ, PHPD, PHEMS, PEMS