Category Archives: Motor V. Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents

The Red Cross Suffers an MVA

CDS was dispatched to assist 4 EMS providers of the red cross when they were involved in an accident along la Alameda Juan Pablo II and la 1ª. Avenida Norte in San Salvador.

The red cross crew was returning from supporting a sporting event when the accident happened, and the 4 victims were transported to Zacamil Hospital in Ayutuxtepeque. Others injured were attended to by the red cross themselves.

4 red cross first responders were secured, packaged and transported immediately to higher level of care.

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An Injury in Opico

Una persona resultó con lesiones luego de accidentarse el automotor en el cual se conducía como pasajero contra un bus de la ruta 202 sobre la carretera Panamericana a la altura del desvió de San Juan Opico.

A CDS element from our satellite base in Ciudad Arce was immediately dispatched to assist 43yo Nora Imelda Cuestas Hernández who was in an MVA. The pt had been traveling as a passenger when the car crashed into a ruta 202 bus traveling along the Panamaerican Highway in San Juan Opico.  The patient was secured, packaged and transported to higher level of care.

CDS offering first aid while assessing level of consciousness.


 

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Another Extrication Operation for Comandos

The CDS extrication team was immediately dispatched to assist 39yo Jose Palacios Casco and 37yo Gustavo Ángel Hernández when their microbus with plates  141-305 crashed into a CAESS truck who had been working along the Ejército Blvd near Molsa.

The accident took place around 10:40 pm and hydraulic extrication equipment was utilized. Gustavo suffered a head injury and both were immediately packaged and transported to higher level of care at Rosales Hospital in downtown San Salvador. It took the Comandos de Salvamento UDR team aprox 20 minutes to extricate Gustavo.

(Texto y fotos de Comandos de Salvamento)


Vídeo cortesía de TCS Noticias.

José Palacios Casco, de 39 años, conductor del microbús es liberado por la Unidad de Rescate.

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Two injured in MVA

CDS EMS first responders responded to two injured females as a result of an MVA that took place Friday afternoon at 4th West street and 22nd Ave. South in San Salvador.

23yo Norma Gutierrez and 28yo Rebeca Aguilar injured were injured by a public transportation driver. Both were secured and transported to Rosales Hospital.

(Texto y fotos por Comandos de Salvamento)

 

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