Thursday, July 30, 2009
BELTSVILLE CRASH INJURES TWO DRIVERS
Two adult females sustained traumatic injuries in a head-on crash on rain slickened roads. A 2-vehicle head-on crash occurred at about 8:15 PM, Wednesday, July 29, 2009, on Powder Mill Road near Center Road on the Beltsville Agriculture Research Center. The driver of each vehicle sustained multi-system trauma and were treated on the scene by paramedics and transported to a nearby trauma center on-board the US Park Police Helicopter. One of the female patients, approximately 50 tears of age, was trapped within her mini-van for about 10 minutes before firefighters had her extricated. The other female is approximately 30 years of age. There injuries are serious, however, appear to be non-life threatening.
Firefighters, EMT’s and Paramedics from Beltsville, Greenbelt, Berwyn Heights and College Park were on the scene. The US Park Police will be investigating the crash.