SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Just before 11PM on Friday, June 30, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Pottsville City Stations 50 and 60 with Schuylkill EMS to the area of West Market Street and Gordon Nagle Trail for an accident with injuries.
Rescue 63 arrived on the scene to find one car into a bridge in a construction zone with one occupant laying outside the vehicle. The rescue relayed to the responding duty chief that traffic would need to be shut down while crews operated. District 3 (Llewellyn) was dispatched to assist with traffic control.
Engine 62 and Ladder 51 arrived on the scene and staged behind the rescue. Firefighters helped EMS workers carry the patient to the ambulance before the driver was transported to the hospital.
Pottsville PD was on the scene and determined the crash was actually in Branch Township which brought the Pennsylvania State Police in to handle the crash.