Evening Accident At Heritage Drive
May 3, 2019

At 9:02pm, TVFD and EMS were dispatched to an automobile accident at Main Street and Heritage Drive in Caernarvon Berks. Crews were still at the firehouse from a previous accident call in the same area, and responded immediately. Chief 69 (Brooks) arrived confirming a separate 2 vehicle accident blocking the roadway, and began checking for injuries. After triage was performed of all the occupants involved, one subject was found to have a bleeding head injury with a possible altered mental status. An advanced medical unit was requested, adding a truck from Medic 93 (Brandywine Hospital). Crews from Rescue 69 and Engine 69-1 controlled hazards on the vehicles, roadway debris clean up, and provided scene lighting, while fire police controlled traffic safely around the scene. EMS personnel evaluated the injured subjects and after treating onscene, transport to the hospital was refused by those involved and the subjects were turned over to the local police. Fire crews remained until removal of the vehicles and the police completed their investigation.

Units cleared at 9:44pm.

Units: Rescue 69; Engine 69-1; Squad 69; Fire Police
Mutual Aid: Elverson-Honey Brook EMS; Brandywine Medics; Caernarvon Police