Two injured in I-95 crash in Joppa Wednesday morning


Two people were injured in a multiple vehicle accident on I-95 in Joppa Wednesday morning.

Around 11 a.m., rescue crews from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company were alerted to a motor vehicle collision on I-95, between Route 152 (Mountain Road) and Route 24, according to a news release from the fire company.

The first rescue crew to arrive, at 11:02 a.m., reported one person was trapped and requested additional assistance.

More equipment from the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company began arriving shortly thereafter and firefighters stabilized the vehicle while paramedics assessed the patient, according to the release.

Once the trapped driver's vehicle was stabilized, Jaws of Life were used to remove the driver's side door. A woman was extricated and taken to the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air in stable condition. The driver of the other vehicle involved, a man, was also taken to the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in stable condition, according to the release.

Units from the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company also responded and provided support. In all, 19 Joppa Magnolia volunteers and six pieces of apparatus responded, the fire company said.

No further details were available.

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