Accident with Entrapment on Rt. 401
By Lieutenant J McCully
September 1, 2021

9/1/21 at 11:07hrs: Ambulance 89-1 were dispatched to assist the Ludwig's Corner FC with an accident, reported to be 2 vehicles head on with entrapment on EB Rt. 401 in the area of Moores Rd. Chief 73 along with QRS 73 arrived on location with Chief 73 confirming the report and the QRS personnel beginning patient care. Ambulance 89-1 arrived simultaneously with paramedic 193 and immediately began patient care on a patient trapped in the vehicle, while ambulance 189-1 and an ambulance from Uwchlan were dispatched for additional patients in the other vehicle.

EMS personnel were able to extricate the patient without utilizing rescue equipment from the fire department and transported to a local facility. All patients were transported to local facilities.

Firefighters cleared debris from the roadway and kept the road closed until the vehicles were removed.

All units available at 12:11hrs.

Photos courtesy of Lt. J. McCully

Units: 89-1 and 189-1
Mutual Aid: Paramedic 193 - Chief, QRS, Rescue, Traffic 73 - Squad 69, MICU 87-1, Pennsylvania State Police.