Auto Accident 1/3/2007

Car vs Car on early morning, icy, road

     On Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at 06:54Hrs Chester County Dispatch alerted Ridge Fire Co. (Station 62) and West End Ambulance Sub-Station (MICU 1-67-3) for an auto accident on Pughtown Rd, between Finkbiner and Bethel Rd in East Vincent Twp. Assistant 62, 62-30, and the MICU went responding immediately. Rescue 62 and Squad 62 went responding as 62-30 arrived on scene and corrected the location to the intersection of Pughtown and Finkbiner Rd. and stated that there were two vehicles blocking and everyone out walking around. MICU 1-67-3 proceeded into confirm no services were needed and later cleared. Crews from the Rescue and Squad cleared all debris and controlled fluids. PennDOT had been notified to send a salt truck to the scene to handle a large ice patch just past the intersection. Standing water overnight froze from the dropping temperatures causing many hazardous spots early in the morning for commuters.
     A second accident was also received while on scene at the first one. Squad 62 and Engine 62-2 were responding to handle that emergency when Fire and EMS services were cancelled, being a police incident only. All units were cleared from all calls by 08:55Hrs.


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