Overturned Vehicle at Pennsylvania Ave & Parkland Dr
At 1320 hours, Rescue Squad 20 responded with the Engine Company from Forestville and the truck from District Heights to the area of Pennsylvania Ave and Parkland Drive for a vehicle overturned with reported entrapment. First arriving units advised they did have a vehicle overturned with two trapped. On arrival of Squad 20, the crew of volunteers and career personnel found the vehicle overturned resting on the passengers side of the SUV with the two occupants still inside. Squad 20 worked to stabilize the vehicle with multiple rescue 42 struts, chains, the front winch from the rescue squad, the HURST spreaders and cutters, and various other rescue tools to free the occupants.
The two occupants were extricated and transported ALS to Prince George’s Trauma Center, both are expected to make a full recovery. The Squad returned to service after approximately 25-30 minutes.