Saltsburg @ Rosedale – Accident w/Impalement

On Wednesday morning, shortly after 5 AM St.222 was alerted for a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Rosedale St at Saltsburg Rd. 222CHF arrived on scene and confirmed entrapment and the driver was impaled by a metal fence post requesting 227RQ be added to call.  222 units stabilized the patient till medics arrived on scene.  227RQ arrived on scene, both rescue crews made simultaneous cuts to the pipe with a reciprocating saw.  The impaled section of pipe was secured and the patient was transported to a local trauma center for surgery.

Command:  222 Chief
Units:  222RQ, 227RQ, PHPD, PEMS