|Township companies run entrapment calls on Route 22.|
|By Firefighter Michael Stamets|
|June 2, 2017|
Bethlehem Township fire companies were put into service on Route 22 for two back to back motor vehicle accidents this evening. Engine 1411 first responded to mile marker 328.7 for a three vehicle accident with entrapment, shutting down the eastbound lanes. Firefighters from stations 14 & 17 assisted with packaging of several patients and removed debris from the roadway. Patients were transported by EMS 17 to a local trauma center.
While on scene, 1411, 1741 and Hanover Township station 15 were dispatched to mile marker 327 for a second collision, reported with heavy entrapment. On scene, Chief 15 and Chief 14 reported a Jeep into the rear of a tractor-trailer. The highway remained shut down in the eastbound lanes at Schoenersville Rd while one patient was extricated from the vehicle. EMS 17 transported to a local trauma center.
In the first two days of June, Nancy Run has responded to 12 calls for service, including 6 vehicle accidents, two miscellaneous fires and a mutual aid structure fire.