Nutter Fort Companies 7 and 12 (Stonewood VFD), and Ambulance 19 (Anmoore EMS) were alerted for an MVA with injuries and entrapment on Barbour Pike near T-Body Auto and the Harrison/Barbour County line. Squad 7 responded in two minutes with five personnel. Barbour Station 4 (Philippi VFD) was alerted due to the incident possibly being in Barbour County. Squad 7 and Medic 18 arrived to find a two-vehicle accident involving an SUV and tri-axle coal truck with the roadway blocked and an occupant trapped in the SUV. Crews stabilized the vehicle and placed hydraulic tools into service to remove the driver’s door. Extrication took less than five minutes. HealthNet 6 landed in a nearby field with Philippi VFD Rescue 4, Unit 47 and Stonewood VFD Rescue 124 assisting in patient packaging and loading; Station 4 also handled the LZ. The driver of the coal truck was uninjured. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was handling the investigation.
– Photos courtesy of Nutter Fort FD