Missouri EMS providers extricated and transported a woman who suffered internal injuries and fractures after her car collided with a tree on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Commuter Bus Collision: Providers treat multiple patients involved in a collision at an intersection
Firefighter/paramedics treat passengers of a commuter bus and the driver of a vehicle that collided at a Los Angeles-area intersection.
In December 2008, a Boeing 737 was 2,600 feet into its takeoff roll at Denver International Airport, going approximately 150 mph, when it suddenly veered off the runway. Read how the Denver Health Paramedic Division triaged and transported 38 patients, and what lessons they learned from the incident.
You can get by at an MCI using the basic principles of MCI management, but if you want to refine your processes and run a highly efficient MCI, there are a few additional aspects to consider in your planning.
On Sept. 12, 2008, a commuter train headed north from downtown L.A. collided head on with a southbound freight train, instantly killing 25 and injuring 107. It would become the worst railroad accident in California's history.
The scene was reminiscent of a Hollywood disaster movie, but it was the real thing: a multi-situational, multi-jurisdictional train disaster between the neighboring cities of Los Angeles and Glendale, Calif. The time: 0602 hrs, Wednesday, Jan. 26. It_s dark, foggy and raining, and in less than two minutes, 11 people will be dead and 230 others will need rescue, assessment and patient care.
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