09:00 Wednesday morning Kuhl Hose was dispatched to asssit Brookside
along with multiple other agencies to I-90 near Exit 32 for a
multiple vehicle MVA. On arrival 240 reported multiple
vehicles with unknown injuries. As EMS and rescue units arrived they
were given triage, treatment, extrication and transport assignments.
687 assisted with triage of a large area as well as part of the crew
assisted with extrication of a trapped patient. Erie County
Haz Mat was called to the scene to handle a 53' box trailer hauling
corrosive materials. They were leaking from their containers, out of
the trailer to the roadway.
14 total patients were transported to area hospitals. Harborcreek School district provided buses as warming shelters for stranded motorists and Fire/EMS personnel.
Most units were on scene for several hours. PSP is investigating and working to get the road open by mid afternoon.
Units assisting were: Brookside, Kuhl Hose, Fuller, Crescent, Fairfield, Harborcreek, Belle Valley, Greenfield, Emergycare, Millcreek Paramedics, Pennsylvania State Police, US Border Patrol, and multiple Fire Police units from across the county.