Three People Critically Injured in Maryland Plane Crash - News - @ JEMS.com


Three People Critically Injured in Maryland Plane Crash

Plane had just taken off and narrowly missed vehicles on highway

 

 
 
 

WUSA9 | | Tuesday, September 3, 2013


VIDEOS

Multimedia Thumb

Three People Critically Injured in Maryland Plane Crash

Plane crashes next to major highway near airport.
more >





BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) - Three people are critically injured after a small plane crashed into the woods off of Route 50, police said.

Two of the three victims were airlifted to Baltimore Shock Trauma Hospital and one victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance. This incident occurred at Route 50 and Church Road by Bowie Airport, police said.

Police received the call from at approximately 3:50 p.m. by a motorist who witnessed the plane crash. This was a four-seat aircraft, officials said. Hamzat crews remained on the scene after firefighters cleared it to pump fuel from the plane.

Caderal Jones a motorist who witnesses the wreck said , "the plane just came right over the top of my car, and did a nose dive right into the bushes."

WUSA9 was on the scene and spoke to a witness who said rushed to help. He said that the woman had a large gash on her head and the male passenger sitting in the back appeared to have broken legs.

All lanes on Route 50 Eastbound and Westbound are now open.

Mobile Category: 
News




Three People Critically Injured in Maryland Plane Crash


Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News, plane crash

 
What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Improving Survival from Cardiac Arrest Using ACD-CPR + ITD

Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Over Half of Seattle Fire Stations Test Positive for MRSA

Surprisingly high results come from test kits based on earlier study.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

AMR Crew Rescues Mississippi Driver from Fiery Crash

Rescue during crash in Jackson is caught on video.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Tempe’s Drug Dilemma

Dealing with overdoses.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

I’m a Paramedic

Profile of a Northshore LIJ medic.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Nightwatch Series Premiere Party

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman attends the series premiere of A&E's new reality show, "Nightwatch."
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Ottawa Chemical Investigation

Chemicals and suspicious package are probed at two locations
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Cincinnati Overpass Collapse

Fatal pancake collapse occurs during demolition.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

VividTrac offered by Vivid Medical - EMS Today 2013

VividTrac, affordable high performance video intubation device.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >