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EMS HealthCare

FAMILY EVACUATIONS IN TEPECOYO

Comandos de Salvamento evacuate 20 people due to flooding.

Comandos de Salvamento y Policía Nacional Civil of  Tepecoyo, La Libertad, evacuated more than 20 people from  Cantón Los Alpes, Asentamiento EL Refugio due to heavy rains that have hit the area over the last couple of hours due to the tropical storms that have come up from Nicaragua. The elderly, women and children were taken to a makeshift shelter at the Tepecoyo school which local authorities had set up.

The National Emergency system contacted CDS volunteers and outlying bases to be on standby over the next few days.

WINDS DAMAGE HOMES IN ALEGRÍA USULUTÁN

Comandos de Salvamento of Alegría, were alerted about the high that caused damage to many houses in Barrio El Calvario and Caserío Potrerío, Cantón Quebracho, de Alegría, Departamento of Usulután

Fallen trees also block the highway from Alegria to Berlin and other neighborhood access roads. Comandos collaborated with Civil Municipal Protection teams to assist the public.

MCI MVA with 2 DOA

CDS responded to an Mass Casualty Incident MVA that involved a bus and a car along KM 28 along the Pan-american Highway where a female and minor were DOA and others with multiple injuries. The incident took place near Santa Cruz Michapa in  Cuscatlán.

CDS did what they could to secure, triage and securely package the injured and supported forensics in identifying the deceased.

Attending to multiple patients.

DOA and Injured in Multiple MVAs

Various Motor Vehicle Accidents took place today the first being Comandos de Salvamento de Zapotitán reporting they attended a young male involved in a fatal motorcycle accident at the turn of towards San Juan Opico.

The scene in San Juan Opico.

Another three patients were attended to and transported to higher level of care that involved the CAM ) Cuerpo de Agentes Metropolitano) from Antiguo Cuscatlán when a driver under the influence crashed into CAM’s vehicle. Both drivers were secured and transported. The incident took place at 2:30 am this Sunday along Calle Antiguo a Ferrocarril de Antiguo Cuscatlán

CDS responding to the injured CAM officer.

CDS Urban Rescue squad attended an extrication when a truck crashed into a bus. This accident took place along the Panamerican Highway near the Colonia La Palma de San Martin.

Our Extrication Specialists on scene in San Martin.

A FULL NIGHT OF MVAs

Scene of an injured motorcyclist.

Friday night gave us quite a few EMS runs to attend to Motor Vehicle Accidents spread out across San Salvador.

Along the 10ª. Avenida Norte y la 29ª. Calle Oriente, a young 22yo Isaí Salomón Batres knocked off his bike and luckily with a helmet on only suffered minor injuries and was attended on scene by our EMTs.

A four year old is brought to Childrens Bloom Hospital.

Minutos después sobre la 10ª. Avenida Norte y la 11ª. Calle Oriente una ambulancia del Hospital Nacional de San Francisco Gotera, Morazán, colisionó contra un vehículo de alquiler, dejando al menos cinco personas lesionadas entre ellos ambos conductores.

Only minutes after, an ambulance from the National hospital in San Francisco Gotera Morazan crashed into another car causing at least 5 injured including a 4 year old boy.

Shortly after that along the Troncal del Norte highway near KM marker 10, a male was DOA due to being ran over.

Ambulance vs Taxi was only one of the scenes attended to this Friday night.

MVAs CONTINUE WITH HIGH FREQUENCY

CDS assisted at least 7 injured people in a tripple accdident Thursday night along 0ª. Avenida Norte y la 9ª. Calle Oriente

First responders assisted 44yo William Ávila,  20yo Marcela Ascencio, and 20yo Claudia Patricia Vega.

Acute car damage at the scene.

Comandos de Salvamento helping a bystander in shock.
Scene of the accident near Centenario Park.
Another vehicle hit a tree.

Other patients attended at the scene were 20yo Orlando José Marinero , 20 yo Manuel Ramírez and 21yo Estefany Martínez. All were triaged attended to on scene with none requiring transport to higher level of care.

The cause of the accident is unknown.