Single airlift to trauma center after single vehicle hits pole, tree and boat in Mechanicsville – Southern Maryland News Net

On Monday, May 23, 2022, at approximately 3:45 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of ​​27130 South Sandgates Road in Mechanicsville, for the reported serious motor vehicle collision with one pinned down.

Crews arrived at the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway and in a tree and a boat with the operator trapped.

As firefighters attempted to free and evacuate the trapped occupant, the patient became combative. Members of the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office and Maryland State Police assisted firefighters and rescuers to extricate the occupant from the vehicle.

The Maryland State Police Trooper 7 helicopter landed nearby and transported the victim to an area trauma center.

Police are investigating the collision. Witnesses reported that the vehicle was driving erratically before the collision.

SMECO responded to the scene to repair a power pole and wires damaged by the vehicle.

All photos courtesy of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department.

Updates will be provided as they become available.








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