Photo Gallery
Dump Truck Slams Into Condo - 65th St. & Coastal Highway
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

On the morning of Tuesday, April 27, 2010, the Ocean City Fire Department responded to the intersection of 65th Street and Coastal Highway for a motor vehicle accident. Assistant Chief Chris Shaffer arrived on the scene to find a dump truck crashed into the Sand Pebble Condominium with one victim trapped, and another mid-size vehicle in the middle of Coastal Highway with significant rear end damage. The first arriving engine crew used rescue tools to begin extraction and patient care. Rescue crews were required to remove the roof of the truck; cut the steering wheel; and open other portions of the vehicle. Crews worked for about 30 minutes to free the trapped driver. Upon extrication, the driver was transported as a high priority patient to PRMC in Salisbury, MD. The driver of the other vehicle refused treatment. Ocean City Building Inspectors were on the scene to determine the stability of the structure. Units Responding: Chief 1, Chief 40, Chief 41, Chief 51, Chief 53, Engine 16, Engine 3, Rescue 18, Rescue 7, Paramedic 1-1, Paramedic 4, Utility 14, Utility 29, OCPD, and OC Building Inspectors. Story & Photo's By: Ryan L. Whittington, OCFD PIO

Views: 1321

Views: 1347

Views: 1452

Views: 1310

Views: 1363

Views: 1237

Views: 1241

Views: 1277

Views: 1291

Views: 1229

Views: 1258

Views: 1348

Views: 1183

Views: 1183

Views: 1132

Views: 1220

Views: 1108

Views: 1129

Views: 1026

Views: 870