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Tool for extrications

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.

Another MVA

Attending EMS providers in the back of the ambulance.

2 people were injured during an MVA that took place along the highway to the international airport at the overpass of Santo Tomas. EMS providers intervened to assist the injured and transported them to local hospitals after rescuing them from their car that had fallen over a small embankment.

 

The injured reported, “imperfect mechanical problems,” as the cause of the accident.

El automotor cayó a una pequeña barranca

Two DOAs from Tragic Accident

Automotor colisionó contra poste del tendido eléctrico dos personas fallecieron.

Two DOAs were supported this Monday night at Blvd Federal de Alemania y la Calle los Naranjos in San Salvador. The Accident involved 8 other survivors in the same vehicle that crashed into an electrical pole.

DOAs were 21yo Javier Rosales, and 18yo Ulises Alvarado. The injured were  Jefferson Edenilson Ruiz, Bryan José Alberto Ruiz, Josué Isaías Contreras, Andrés Alexis Segura, Yaneth Segura.  They were all transported to Hospital Rosales and Benjamín Bloom.

Other patients like Godofredo Ayala, Consuelo Josefina, Emely Rosales y Henry Hernández, were attended to at the scene of the accident.

Unidad de Rescate de Comandos de Salvamento auxilio a los lesionados que fueron llevados en la Unidad Médica a Hospitales.
Cerca de diez personas se conducían en el automotor.

One DOA and Two injured in MVA

The street was closed for more than a few hours.

Socorristas de Comandos de Salvamento auxiliaron a Hugo Abrego, de 39 años, quien resulto con múltiples junto a otro empleado al accidentarse el camión que transportaba arena sobre la carretera de Oro a la altura del kilómetro tres y medio. 39yo Hugo Abrego was assisted by Comando first responders when he was in an accident in his vehicle that was hauling a large amount of sand.

A large trailer was on the highway of gold heading east when it crashed into the rear of Hugo’s vehicle sending sand everywhere. The driver of the trailer, 24yo Carlos Francisco Cruz Rivera, died on impact. He was extricated by CDS Extrication team and handed over to Medicina Legal. 

Carlos Francisco Cruz Rivera, 24yo, was DOA.
Hugo Abrego, is supported and transported to San Bartolo Hospital..

Extrication of Young Driver

Our Extrication team  assisting 22yo Cristian Alexander Mejía..

Our CDS Extrication team was immediately dispatched to kilómetro 5 del Bulevar del Ejército to extricate 22yo Cristian Alexander Mejía who was a licensed plate vehicle 318-393 after it had struck the back of a ruta 29 bus. Fortunately none of the passengers in the bus were injured. Pneumatic tools, Jaws of Life, and extenders were used to extricate and the patient was secured, packaged, and immediately transferred to higher level of care at Rosales Hospital.

 

Cristian Alexander Mejía, is supported with physical stabilization and emotional support while being extricated by Comandos.
The Patient receiving assistance.
C Spine Maintained.