From the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company:
The Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to multiple vehicle collisions on Interstate 95 Friday afternoon. Multiple JMVFC fire and emergency medical services units and assisting Departments responded to three separate motor vehicle collisions in Joppa on Friday afternoon. Here are summaries from each incident:
Southbound I-95 at mile 73.0
A tractor trailer jackknifed into the woods on the slow shoulder.
One adult male was taken by Kingsville VFC medic unit to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries. The Harford County Department of Emergency Services Hazardous Materials Response Team and the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Emergency Response Team responded and pumped off the truck’s diesel fuel. The two right lanes were blocked for more than two hours. Maryland State Police Troopers are investigating the collision. One JMVFC fire engine and Chief Officer operated on this incident.
Southbound I-95 at mile 72.5
A five vehicle collision, one vehicle being a tour bus on the slow shoulder.
Four patients were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. White Marsh VFC and Baltimore County Fire Department medic units transported the patients. Maryland State Police Troopers are investigating the collision. A second JMVFC fire engine and one support vehicle operated on this incident. When the Incident Commander requested two Harford County ambulances, the dispatcher told him that there were none left to send. A Kingsville VFC fire engine on scene requested units from Baltimore County.
Southbound I-95 @ mile 74.1
Two vehicle collision on the fast shoulder.
One person was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries by an Abingdon Fire Company medic unit. Maryland State Police Troopers are investigating the collision. A third JMVFC fire engine operated on this incident. An Abingdon Fire Company fire engine also assisted on the scene.
Two of the JMVFC paramedic units were on calls at the time of the initial incident.