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Halloween MVC with Entrapment - Dover, SR-1
October, 31 2011

On October 31, 2011 at 1441, the Dover Fire Department was dispatched to State Route 1 in the vicinity Rt. 8 for a MVC, car into the trees. E4, under the direction of Capt. Hall, was first on scene to find a single vehicle, well off the roadway, down an embankment, resting against small saplings next to the Puncheon Run. Crews reported the vehicle was unstable. Command directed R1 upon their arrival to secure the vehicle with their winch. Crews proceeded to remove the rear passenger door and roof to gain access to the subject. A Kendrick Extrication Device was placed on the subject and he was transferred to a back board then into a stokes basket. A 4:1 hauling system was used to bring the subject to grade where he was transferred to the ambulance and transported to the local trauma center. The scene was turned over to the Delaware State Police for investigation. Units on scene/responding: Dover: E3, E4, E7 Dover Heavy Rescue: R1 ALS: KCDPS KM-5 and KM-7 BLS: A-63 Delaware State Police DelDot

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